€430,000 for local Clár projects to improve community facilities and school safety – Naughten

In Families, Health, Infrastructure, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD, Chairperson of the Join Oireachtas Committee Community & Rural Affairs, has confirmed the allocation of over €430,000 to projects across Roscommon and East Galway to address safety at schools and the upgrading of local community and sports facilities.

The focus of this year’s grants has been on community well-being as well as school safety, with 11 local projects recommended by the County Councils being approved for funding.

Applications for improving school safety have been approved for Ballymurray NS, Rahara NS, Clooneyquinn NS, Glinsk NS, Coláiste an Chreagáin in Mountbellew as well as the approach roads to Ballintubber.

Investment in community well-being projects have been approved for Kiltrustan, Elphin, Brusna, Drumboylan and Lawrencetown

“By supporting these investments CLÁR is helping to improve the quality of life in rural communities for families with young children.

“The measures announced today, taken together, will make living in rural areas safer and even more attractive for people of all ages,” said Denis Naughten.


Editor’s Note: Full details of the CLÁR programme are listed below.

  2 Kiltrustan Sports and Social Club Upgrade of club, lighting, social seating, outdoor table tennis and chess table €44,097.00
  1 Ballymurray N.S. Car parking and associated footpath works €50,000.00
  2 Elphin GAA Club Refurbishment of handball alley and associated works €50,000.00
  1 Clooneyquinn N.S./Kilina Church Carpark, footpaths and street lighting €45,000.00
  2 Brusna Community Park Development of grounds, landscaping and track lighting €34,218.00
  1 Ballintubber Development Association Ltd. Provison of lighting on approach roads into Ballintubber Village €37,690.00
  1 Rahara N.S. Installation of digital speed safety lights and road markings €13,500.00
  2 Drumboylan Amenity Area Amenity area and pedestrian crossing €34,639.00
  1 Coláiste an Chreagáin Mountbellew Bus and car turnaround and drop off area €50,000.00
  2 Lawrancetown Community Development Group Amenity Area works €21,549.02
  1 Glinsk National School, Ballynakill Drop off area and footpaths €50,000.00