Call for Expressions of Interest CLAR 2018

Posted in Connect on March 26, 2018.

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage.

Mayo County Council is now calling for expressions of interest for CLAR Measures 1 and 2.

CLÁR 2018 – Measures 1 2 Scheme Outline

Measure 1: Support for Schools/Community Safety Measures – up to 90% funding available

 Eligible Interventions:

  • Amber Safety Lights
  • Child Safety Lights
  • Speed Safety Lights
  • Pedestrian Crossings
  • Access footpaths
  • Bus Shelters
  • Car Parking Facilities
  • Public Lighting Grant Range

Measure 2: Play Areas (incl MUGAs) – up to 90% funding available

Application forms and guidelines are available on   or by calling the Community Engagement Section of Mayo County Council on 094 9047545

Projects located in CLAR Areas are eligible to be considered for funding. To check if your project is in a CLAR area please see

  • Map of CLAR Areas
  • List of CLAR DEDs

CLÁR DEDs by county

Completed Applications for Measures 1 and 2 should be returned to Community Engagement, Mayo County Council, Cedar House, Castlebar, Co. Mayo or by email to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Applications will not be considered after this date.




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