Boyle Community Tennis Association has been awarded a grant of €1000 under the Age and Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme.
Locally, Breedogue ARA and Keadue Social Services both received €320.
The grants have been welcomed by local TD and Minister Frank Feighan who said: “The Scheme covers a wide range of groups and organisations across the County, I wish to thank Minister Chambers for the generous allocation for Co Roscommon and I commend the good work done by the other relevant organisations including ‘Age and Opportunity’ and ‘Sport Ireland’ concluded Minister Feighan.
The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme funding is for sport and physical activity in older age-groups across Ireland including Co Roscommon.
The grants scheme, a combined initiative from Age & Opportunity and Sport Ireland, will distribute €514,120 across 995 groups.
The National Grant Scheme provides an accessible and enjoyable means for older people in communities nationwide to reap the health rewards from doing physical activity
The following are the successful projects in Roscommon:
|Castlerea Community & FRC||370|
|Castlerea Golf Club||1000|
|Boyle Community Tennis Association||1000|
|Rooskey Development & Social Inclusion Group||370|
|Keadue Social Services||370|
|Castlerea Services, Brothers of Charity Services Ireland – West Region||370|
|Farnview Hostel, Strokestown||370|
|Sliabh Ban Athletics Club||300|
|Ballintubber Active Age||370|
|Strokestown Day Centre||370|
|Irish Wheelchair Association, Roscommon||370|
|Kiltoom Community Group||340|
|Roscommon town ICA||340|
|Ballinagore Health + Leisure Centre||960|
|Roscara Active Age Group||370|
|Four Roads (Tisrara) ARA||370|
|Cortober Residents Association||340|
|Co. Roscommon Disability Support Group||370|
|Roscommon Sports Partnership||2300|
|Ballaghaderreen Social Services CLG||370|
|Elphin Day Care Centre (Elphin Social Services)||340|