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€39,000 to upgrade recreational walks

Some €39,000 has been allocated by the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring to Coillte for the development of new recreational facilities and the maintenance and promotion of existing recreational infrastructures in Clare. The money is to be spent on the maintenance of current walks and trails and is Clare’s allocation from a national fund of €1.3million. The works will facilitate the repair to signage and the barrier at Cahermurphy; the upgrade of the trails, maintenance of seats, new signage and vegetation control in Cratloe and general vegetation control in Doon. Funding will also go towards the general control of vegetation at the access of the East Clare Way at Knocknageeha, general vegetation control around the picnic area and the replacement of the barrier at Gragans Wood; the upgrade of the trails and vegetation control in Kilrush; and the upkeep of trails, new signage and general vegetation control at Moylussa, Ballycuggaran plus the general maintenance of trails …

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€1.65m sports grants for Clare

A total of 25 sports groups and organisations across Clare will benefit from grants ranging from €200,000 to €1,200, announced by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring.  The countywide allocation under the Sports Capital Programme 2015  is €1.65 million. Clare funding recipients include: Clare County Council – Active Ennis Sports and Amenity Park Lees Road (€200,000) Clare Camogie (€180,792) O’Callaghan’s Mills GAA Club (€114,000) Bridge United AFC €110,000 Tulla Athletic Club €110,000 Lahinch Sportsfield Committee €106,000 Ennistymon GAA Club €106,000 Scariff GAA Park Committee €105,000 Cullaun Sailing Club Ltd €105,000 Clare Co Council – Active Ennis Leisure Complex €100,000 Banner GAA Club Ennis €85,000 Shannon Gaels GAA Club €62,000 Shannon Leisure Centre Ltd €56,000 Corofin GAA Club €50,000 Muintir Na Tire Dysart Branch €40,000 Liscannor Community Sportsfield Co. Ltd €27,000 Crusheen G.A.A. Club €22,548 Eire Og Inis €15,000 Ennis RFC €11,000 Ennis Triathlon Club €10,000 Derg AC €10,000 Ennis Boxing Club €8,000 GoTri Racing Triathlon Club €7,000 …

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