Donegal clubs and organisations have received more than half a million euro in sports equipment grants.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, today confirmed the announcement under the latest round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP).
Commenting on the announcement, Minister McConalogue said; “This announcement of €510k for Donegal sporting organisations of all types of sports is tremendous news and important for the continuation of necessary equipment to these organisations. This funding will support Donegal organisations to increase participation and to help mould our future sporting heroes. The equipment funding includes €10,682 for Burt GAA Club and €37,972 for the Donegal Bay Sub Aqua Club.”
“I thank all the clubs’ volunteers, staff and members for their continued great work in providing sporting options in Donegal and I thank my Government colleagues Ministers Martin and Chambers for providing this funding” concluded the Minister.
Full details of all allocations announced today are set out on the Department’s website at https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/471ed5-sports-capital-allocations/