€100,000 funding for 24 Mayo community groups welcomed

FUNDING in excess of €100,000 has been allocated to 24 organisations in Mayo under the Community Services Programme (CSP) Support Fund. The Community Services Programme (CSP) supports community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental services through a social enterprise model. Welcoming the announcement, Senator Michelle Mulherin said: “The CSP focuses on service delivery […]

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Mayo County Council welcomes Minister Michael Ring’s funding announcement for four tourism projects

Mayo County Council welcome the announcement today (Tuesday, January 8) by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, of €800,000 for four tourism projects in the county. The maximum allocation of €200,000 has been allocated to each of the Great Western Greenway in Kilmeena & Turlough, The Bowers Walk in Ballinrobe, Achill Island […]

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Sports grants for 53 older groups in Mayo

FIFTY-THREE Mayo groups are to benefit from funding promoting physical activity for older people. The Go for Life national grants, a combined initiative from Age & Opportunity and Sport Ireland, will distribute almost €15,090 across 53 groups in Mayo. Nationwide over 1,000 groups will receive grants totalling almost €300,000. The successful Mayo groups are: Castlebar […]

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Ballycroy National Park Receives €2.1m Funding

Fáilte Ireland has announced funding approval for a €2.1m 56km cycle track through part of the Ballycroy National Park. As well, the National Parks and Wildlife Service announced the renaming of the National Park to the Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park. When completed, the project will see the upgrading of the existing Western Way to […]

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Funding boost for 15 Men’s Sheds in Mayo

A funding boost – €500,000 – to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland has been announced. As part of the measure, Minister Michael Ring has made provision for €21,739 to be provided to the 15 Men’s Sheds in Mayo, pending successful applications by the individual Sheds. This capital funding provides small grants to […]

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