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Over €3.9 million in Sports Capital Funding Awarded to 48 Sporting Clubs & Organisations in Dublin Fingal

30/11/2017

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is delighted that funding of over €3.9 million is being allocated to 48 sports clubs and organisations across the North County.

“I am delighted that over €3.9 million in funding is being allocation to 48 sports clubs and organisations across Dublin Fingal under the Sports Capital Programme.

“Since the application process closed, this Government has almost doubled the amount of funding available for projects under the Sports Capital Programme which has allowed for valid applications in the North County to receive funding to a level which would not otherwise have been possible.

“Funding our sports clubs and organisations is vital to community life and to increasing involvement at local level in sports and physical activity. This is of particular importance as we work to tackle obesity, especially amongst children.

“I wish to extend my congratulations to all of the successful clubs in Dublin Fingal for the hard-work both in our local communities, and in delivering this level of funding for their organisation. I also wish to offer my commiserations to those clubs who were unsuccessful with their applications at this time and I would urge them to consider reapplying for funding under the Sports Capital Programme in the future.

“I look forward to continuing to work with my Fine Gael colleague, the Minister with responsibility for Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, and with local sports clubs and organisations across the North County in order to ensure our local communities receive the level of investment they both require and deserve.

“Sporting clubs and organisations in Dublin Fingal who will receive investment under the Sports Capital Programme are:

Aer Lingus Swimming Club      €7,290
Balbriggan Cricket Club      €38,141
Balbriggan Golf Club      €103,430
Balbriggan Rugby Football Club      €130,000
Ballyboughal GFC      €150,000
Balrothery Football Club      €19,580
Clann Mhuire GFC      €133,830
Donabate Golf Club Limited      €138,119
Donabate Portrane Tennis Club Ltd      €144,000
Fingal County Council      €95,379
Kinsealy Boys      €24,045
Glebe North, Balbriggan      €58,283
Balrothery Balbriggan Tennis Club      €121,260
Skerries Community Centre      €150,000
Fingal Ravens G.F.C.      €75,662
Fingallians GAA      €53,209
Forrest Little Golf Club      €47,275
Lusk Judo Kan      €4,778
Lusk United AFC      €4,720
Malahide Basketball Club      €2,356
Malahide Golf Club      €150,000
Malahide Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club      €123,000
Malahide Rugby Football Club      €150,000
Malahide Sea Scouts Limited      €73,167
Malahide United Association Football Club      €150,000
Malahide Yacht Club      €61,200
Man O War GFC      €67400
Milverton Off Road Motorcycle Club LTD      €6,097
Naomh Mearnog GAA club      €135,726
O’Dwyers GAA Club       €127,998
Portmarnock AFC Ltd       €100,000
Portmarnock Sports & Leisure Club       €150,000
Portmarnock Sub Aqua Club       €13,000
Remember Us       €21,399
Ring Commons Sports Centre       €22,500
Rush Athletic Football Club       €20,434
Rush Cricket Club       €45,490
Rush Sailing Club      €130,381
Skerries Harps – Clairseacha na Sceiri-      €52,000
Skerries Rowing Club      €22,500
Skerries Rugby Football Club      €148,504
St Finians GAA      €9,821
St Ita’s AFC LTD      €150,000
St Maurs GAA club      €102,400
St Patricks GAA Club, Donabate      €150,000
St Sylvesters GAA Club      €150,000
Swords Celtic      €51,316
Swords Rugby Football Club      €6,180
Swords Sailing & Boating Club      €27,658
Total      €3,909,707