Croghan National School has been awarded €50,000 under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s CLÁR Programme.
The grant is for an inclusive play area “which is intended to be a safe place for all abilities especially the children in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Unit”.
Overall County Roscommon received €270,000 in grant aid under the scheme which was announced on Monday.
In Sligo, Geevagh NS has been awarded €46,242 for ‘extension of footpath, drainage and lighting.’
Further announcements under the CLÁR programme will be made by Minister Humphreys in the coming weeks.
Announcing the funding, Minister Heather Humphreys said: “The CLÁR Programme 2021 puts our young people at the fore. From investing in our schools, playgrounds, outdoor amenities and other projects – we are demonstrating the value and appreciation we have for the leaders of the future.”