Four Kerry Community Projects To Receive Nearly €130,000 In CLÁR Funding

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FOUR community projects will receive funding of €129,292.75 under the CLÁR programme.

Under this round of CLÁR funding, sports clubs, schools and community groups will receive grants of up to €50,000 to develop a range of projects that will benefit people of all ages.

The successful projects include astroturf pitches, community gyms, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, outdoor pool tables, outdoor cinemas, walkways, public toilets and car park facilities.

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The four successful projects receiving funding today are:

• Duagh Sports and Leisure Complex is receiving €50,000 for the expansion of the car park at the Duagh Sports and Leisure Complex.
• Kerry Parents and Friends, Valentia is receiving €42,792 for the development of a sensory garden at Tigh an Oileáin, Valentia Island.
• Scoil Naisiunta on Fhaill Mhor (Foilmore NS) is receiving €31,500 for the resurfacing and improvements to the car parking area.
• Kilflynn Community Together is receiving €5,000 to develop the Kilflynn Nature Garden

Welcoming the news, Kerry Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Education, Norma  Foley said: “I am delighted that four key community projects and organisations in Kerry are being supported through this tranche of CLÁR funding.

“This round of CLÁR investment will help to enhance and upgrade a range vital outdoor community amenities, from car parks to sensory gardens, which greatly enrich and improve the local amenities in those areas.”

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