Leitrim Sports Partnership are delighted to announce that €7,850 has been granted to Sports clubs in Leitrim. The Sports club Grants aim to increase participation in sport and physical activity among all persons in County Leitrim. The 19 successful sports clubs are as follows Dromahair Football Club, Glencar Manorhamilton Ladies Gaelic Football Club, Lough Rynn Kayaking Club, Drumshanbo Athletics Club, Aughnasheelin GAA Club, Sean McDermott Boxing Club, South Leitrim Special Olympics Club, Manorhamilton Community Tennis Club, Mohill Area Community Games, Mohill & District Athletics Club, Leitrim Gaels Ladies Gaelic Football Club, Carrick on Shannon Athletics Club, Drumsna Boxing Club, Bornacoola Ladies Gaelic Football Club, Ballinaglera GAA Club, Eslin GAA Club, Keeldra Gaels Ladies Gaelic Football Club, Carrick Town FC & St Marys GAA Club Kiltoghert. All clubs will receive correspondence from Leitrim Sports Partnership in respect of their individual grant.
Since 2015 Leitrim Sports Partnership have awarded almost €40,000 in grants to sports clubs in Leitrim. Declan Boyle, Leitrim Sports Partnership Coordinator said today’s grant funding provides financial assistance to clubs that plan to up skill their club coaches and volunteers. It also provides club funding for sports equipment for clubs looking to recruit new club members and get more people more active and improving their overall health and wellbeing.
“We are delighted to work in partnership with Sport Ireland & Leitrim County Council to deliver funding to the sports clubs in Leitrim. This year the standard of the 19 successful applications was very high and funding was approved for a variety of sports clubs from all over Leitrim, including 2 new sports clubs”. .