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Local clubs awarded €960k in sports funding

Story by Paul Fitzpatrick

Friday, 1st December, 2017 10:52am

Local clubs awarded €960k in sports funding


Sporting organisations in Cavan have benefitted to the tune of €960,289 in the latest round of Sports Capital Grant funding, which was announced yesterday.

The largest grant went to Belturbet Rory O'Moore's GFC, who were awarded €67,500 to install a natural grass surface with walking track.

Laragh Sports Partnership picked up €59,000, with Cootehill Celtic awarded €57,000 for the installation of a new training facility.

The full list of grant awards is as follows:


3rd Cavan Virginia Scouting Group: €4,189

Bailieboro Celtic A.F.C (Pitch drainage & lighting): €40,000

Bailieborough Shamrocks GAA (Refurbish sport hall, gym and disability access): €28,500 Ballyhaise GAA Club (Floodlight Upgrade Phase 2): €12,000

Ballyjamesduff Community Council (Generating a Tennis Focus in Ballyjamesduff): €13,500 Belturbet GAA Club (Install natural grass surface with walking track): €67,500

Belturbet Golf Club (Drainage, Develop tee boxes,Tractor Mower): €5,500

Cavan and Monaghan ETB (Upgrading of Sports Hall Facility, Virginia College): €5,500

Cavan Archers (tournament equipment): €3,500

Cavan County Council (Multi purpose sports equipment): €4,300

Cavan County Council (Bowling Green Clubhouse): €3,000

Cavan Triathlon Club (Let's Tri Cavan Equipment): €2,800

Cootehill Celtic GAA (new training facility): €57,000

Corlough GAA Club (Upgrade pitch surface facilities and training area): €13,000

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

Crosserlough GFC (Redevelopment of main Pitch with Walking Track): €41,500

Cuchulainns Gaelic Football Club (400m tarmac athletics track & training field): €55,000

Cavan Gaels GAA Club (Walking / Running track Terry Coyle Park): €12,000

Denn GFC (Dressing Rooms and Gym): €22,000

Droim Dhuin Eire Og GAA (Boyle Park Sports Hall Completion): €9,000

Drung GFC (New Dressing Rooms, Shower & Toilet Facilities): €55,000

Kill Shamrocks GAA (Develop New Playing Pitch): €29,000

Killinkere GFC (Additional changing room application): €41,000

Knockbride GFC (Main Pitch Upgrade) €30,000

Laragh Sports Partnership (Natural playing surface pitch development): €59,000

Lavey GAA Club (Refurbishments & track construction): €18,000

Loch Gowna G.A.A. Club (Upgrading of Playing Pitch): €21,000

Mullahoran GFC (Redevelopment of Main Playing Pitch Surface): €36,000

Munterconnaught GAA Club (Enhancements to existing Club Facilities): €1,300

Ramor United GFC & Ramor Community Sports Park (Upgrade of Lights, Playing Surface & Drainage; Gym): €33,500

Redhills GAC (Redevelopment of main playing pitch): €35,000

St Marys GFC Swanlinbar: €40,500

Shercock Gaelic Football Club (Shercock Gfc Dressing Rooms & Gym development): €41,000 Smugglers Cycling Club (Static Cycling Equipment): €500

St. Clare's College (Sports Field Development): €38,500

Templeport Saint Aidans GAA Club (Upgrade of Club rooms for the wider community): €30,000 UCL Harps FC (pitch extension, walking track development): €11,000

Virginia Rugby Club (New Changing Rooms & Training Area): €27,500

Virginia Triathlon & Cycling Club (Growing Virginia Triathlon & Cycling Club): €4,200

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