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Roche Announces €5m in Grants to local authorities under scheme to improve Local Social and Community Facilities

Published on Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007

Roche Announces €5m in Grants to local authorities under scheme to improve Local Social and Community Facilities

12/06/07

The Minister for The Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Mr. Dick Roche T.D., today (12th June ‘07) announced capital grants totalling €5m towards consolidating and continuing the development of local social and community facilities under the Social and Community Facilities Capital Scheme in 2007.

Under the 2007 Scheme, each county/city council will receive a grant of €150,000, which will underpin and support social capital work in their areas. These grants will be used to fund targeted capital developments, carried out through local authorities that are designed to enhance communities, address disadvantage and improve social cohesion at a local level.

The types of projects approved for funding in today’s announcement include:

  • The upgrade of community and resource centres;
  • Youth facilities;
  • Arts and culture centre improvements;
  • Community sports facilities;
  • Park & amenity area enhancements;
  • Town & village improvements.

(A full list of the projects and funding allocations is in the attached appendix).

“These grants will assist communities across the country in bringing about real improvements and enhancements to community facilities in their areas. It continues my Department’s commitment to providing the necessary support to enable local areas and community amenities to be further developed and utilised”, said the Minister.

Social and Community Facilities Capital Scheme 2007 Allocations 

The projects are listed with their County / City Council Project Number, their title and the amount of the allocation. 

Carlow County Council
 CW001/07 -McGrath Park Integrated Community Sports Facility - Mhuinebheag € 150,000 
Cavan County Council
 CN001/07 - Upgrading and extension of Kingscourt Community Centre € 150,000 
Clare County Council
 CE001/07 - Shannon Community Leisure Centre € 30,000 
 CE002/07 - Respite services for the Elderly by the support group for Raheen Hospital € 30,000 
 CE003/07 - Kilfenora Community Hall € 30,000 
 CE004/07 - Cooraclare Community Graveyard € 30,000 
 CE005/07 - Killaloe Community Hall € 30,000 
Cork City Council
 CC001/07 - Refurbishment of Kerrigan Tyrell Youth Centre € 75,000 
 CC002/07 - Ballyphehane Community Centre - Changing Facilities € 75,000 
Cork County Council 
CK001/07 - Development of Community House at Forest View Estate, Mallow € 50,000 
 CK002/07 - Upgrading the Community Facilities within the public park area of Dunmanway town, namely the Development of the Lakeside Park € 50,000 
 CK003/07 - Multi-user games area -Innishmore Social Housing Scheme € 50,000 
Donegal County Council 
DL001/07 – Kidzone, Ballyshannon € 30,000 
 DL002/07 - Castlefinn Tidy Towns € 30,000 
 DL003/07 - Tory Island Tourist Information & Market Centre € 30,000 
 DL004/07 - Carrigart Foreshore Viewing Area € 30,000 
 DL005/07 - Lifford Athletics Club € 30,000 
Dublin City Council
 DBN001/07 - St Matthews Family Resource Centre Extension € 150,000 
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council 
DLR001/07 -Refurbishment of Shanganagh Park House, Shankill, Co Dublin  € 150,000 
Fingal County Council
 FL001/07 - Mourne View Community Centre € 150,000 
Galway City Council
 GC001/07 - Corrib Park Development € 150,000 
Galway County Council
 GY001/07 - Glinsk Community Development Heritage Project € 30,000 
 GY002/07 - St Grellans Community Hall - Refurbishment project € 30,000 
 GY003/07 - ARC - Clifden (Area Renewal Company -Clifden) Community Centre and Town Hall Refurbishment € 30,000 
 GY004/07 - Lackagh Museum & Education Centre Refurbishment Project € 30,000 
 GY005/07 - Newcastle Community Centre - Refurbishment project € 30,000 
 Kerry County Council 
 KY001/07 - Refurbishment of Caherciveen Resource Centre € 100,000 
 KY002/07 - An Daingean Town Park and Heritage Trail € 50,000 
Kildare County Council
 KE001/07 - Community facility in Ashgrove, Derrinturn, Carbury € 50,000 
 KE002/07 - Community facility in Methodist Church Hall, Monasterevin € 51,000 
 KE003/07 - Renovation of Heritage Centre, Athy € 49,000 
Kilkenny County Council 
 KK001/07 - Development of a Community Facility in O'Loughlin Court (RAPID Area) € 150,000 
Laois County Council
 LS001/07 - Development of Recreational Area at Doonane Crettyard € 30,000 
 LS002/07 - Development of River Triogue Linear Walk, Portlaoise € 30,000 
 LS003/07 - Development of Portarlington Community Youth Facility € 30,000 
 LS004/07 - Development of Camross Community Youth Facility € 30,000 
 LS005/07 - Development of Ballycullenbeg Community Centre, Mountmellick  € 30,000 
Leitrim County Council 
 LM001/07 - Development of Carrick-on-Shannon Town Park, Multi Purpose Playing Surface and Bowling green  € 150,000 
Limerick City Council 
 LC001/07 - Renovation of Our Lady of Lourdes Action Centre € 75,000 
 LC002/07 - Renovation of Community Facility (Alms House) € 75,000 
Limerick County Council

 LK001/07 - People's Hall Kilmallock € 30,000 
 LK002/07 - Glin Town Park Pedestrian Bridge € 30,000 
 LK003/07 - Spina Bifida - Development of new facilities € 30,000 
 LK004/07 - Croom Scouts Outdoor Arena & Campsite Development € 30,000 
 LK005/07 - Desmond Complex Social Facilities € 30,000 
Longford County Council

 LD001/07 - Public Lighting Mall Complex € 30,000 
 LD002/07 - New Access Bridge € 120,000 
Louth County Council
 LH001/07 - Tallanstown Waste minimisation € 30,000 
 LH002/07 - Dawson Demesne enhancement € 30,000 
 LH003/07 - Lourdes Community Recreation Centre € 45,000 
 LH004/07 - To Install a floodlit full size synthetic football pitch at Dundalk Sports Centre € 45,000 
Mayo County Council

 MO001/07 - Charlestown Town Park € 50,000 
 MO002/07 - Mayo Peace Park € 50,000 
 MO003/07 - Custom House Studies Ltd € 50,000 
Monaghan County Council 
 MN001/07 - All Weather Sports Facility, Convent Lands, Carrickmacross € 150,000 
North Tipperary County Council 
 NT001/07 - Roscrea Community Resource Centre Initiative € 150,000 
Offaly County Council  
 OY001/07 - Re-development of Tullamore Town Park € 150,000 
Roscommon County Council

 RN001/07 - Errit Lake - Amenity & Facility € 150,000 
Sligo County Council
  SO001/07 - Ballisodare Community Park Enhancement € 40,000 
 SO002/07 - Geevagh Community Resource Centre € 60,000 
 SO003/07 - Cartron Recreation Area  € 50,000 
South Dublin County Council 
 SD001/07 - St Marks Youth and Family Community Facility € 150,000 
South Tipperary County Council ST001/07 - Cappawhite Community Resource Centre  € 75,000 
 ST002/07 - Ballingarry Community Childcare Project € 75,000 
Waterford City Council 
 WC001/07 - Sacred Heart Community & Childcare Group - Community Building € 150,000 
Waterford County Council
 WD001/07 - Ballymacarbry Community Resource Centre € 50,000 
 WD002/07 - Riverstown Community Resource Centre € 50,000 
 WD003/07 - Ballyduff Carnegie Social Centre € 50,000 
Westmeath County Council
 WH001/07 - Grange Community Facilities € 150,000 
Wexford County Council
 WX001/07 - St Josephs Community Centre € 50,000 
 WX002/07 - St Mary's Youth & Community Centre (New Ross) € 50,000 
 WX003/07 - Wexford Art Centre € 50,000 
Wicklow County Council 
WW001/07 - Youth Centre - Herbert Road € 150,000 

ENDS

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