24 Cavan clubs benefit from Government Sports Capital Grants

November 30, 2017

The Cavan players make their way out for their Allianz FL clash against Kerry at Kingspan Breffni Park.
©INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

24 Cavan GAA clubs have benefited to the tune of €737,300 from the Government Sports Capital Grants.

A total of €56m will be distributed to clubs and authorities around the country in the latest round of sports capital grants, it was confirmed this morning. 

The programme is the primary means of providing Government funding for capital projects to sport and community organisations at local, regional and national level.

The 2017 round for applications closed in February with a record number of 2,320 received.

Here is the list of successful Cavan GAA club applicants.

Bailieborough Shamrocks: GAA Refurbish sport hall, gym and disability access, €28,500

Ballyhaise: GAA Floodlight Upgrade Phase 2, €12,000

Belturbet: Install natural grass surface with walking track, €67,500

Cootehill: GAA club (& community) new training facility, €57,000

Corlough: Upgrade pitch surface facilities and training area, €13,000

Cornafean: Upgrade walking track and install lights, €8,500

Crosserlough: Redevelopment of main pitch with walking track, €41,500

Cuchulainns: 400m tarmac athletics track and training field, €55,000

Cavan Gaels: Walking/Running track at Terry Coyle Park, €12,000

Denn: Dressing Rooms and Gym, €22,000

Drumgoon: Boyle Park Sports Hall Completion, €9,000

Drung: New dressing rooms, shower and toilet facilities, €55,000

Kill Shamrocks: Develop of new playing pitch, €29,000

Killinkere: Additional changing room application, €41,000

Knockbride: Main pitch upgrade, €30,000

Lavey: Refurbishments and track construction at Lavey GAA, €18,000

Gowna: Upgrading of playing pitch, €21,000

Mullahoran: Redevelopment of main playing pitch surface, €36,000

Munterconnacht: Enhancements to existing club facilities, €1,300

Ramor United: Upgrade of lights, playing surface, drainage and gym, €33,500

Redhills: Redevelopment of main playing pitch, €35,000

Swanlinbar: St Marys GFC Swanlinbar, €40,500

Shercock: Dressing rooms and gym development, €41,000

Templeport: Upgrade of club rooms for the wider community, €30,000

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