Boyle Sport

€1000 grant awarded to Boyle Tennis Association

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:

Lissacul Reminiscence 370
Lanesboro ICA 340
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
Ballaghaderreen FRC 370
Drumboylan ICA 340
Roscara Active Age Group 370
Four Roads (Tisrara) ARA 370
Ballaghaderreen 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
Breedogue ARA 320


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