The LEADER Funded Súile Centre was officially opened with great celebrations in Raphoe on Friday.
The Súile Centre was added to the iconic Volt House as is a multi-purpose centre for Raphoe’s cultural, heritage, economic, environmental and community activities.
The Raphoe Community In Action group welcomed Minister Joe McHugh to the Súile Centre on Friday to perform the official opening.
Speaking at the event, Chairperson of Raphoe Community In Action, Mary Harte said that the fine building is the culmination of over 20 years of dedicated service by community volunteers.
Mary highlighted the work of the committee, Paul O’Donnell, building contractors, David Buchanan the design consultant, and all the funders.
The overall cost of the Suile has been in the region of €250,000, the bulk of the funding from the EU LEADER Programme, with Raphoe Community In Action and The Hugo Charitable Trust providing 25 per cent match funding.