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O’Shea Welcomes Funding Through Cork County Council’s Community Development Initiative

O’Shea Welcomes Funding Through Cork County Council’s Community Development Initiative

North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea, has today, 14th December 2021 welcomed significant funding for local community groups through Cork County Council’s Community Development Initiative. 

Cork County Council has established the Community Development Initiative to fund local community development projects, with support ranging from €1,000 to €25,000 per project.

Welcoming the funding for community groups around North Cork, Cllr. O’Shea said: “Cork County Council received many applications for this year’s fund – which shows the interest in the initiative – and many community groups from North Cork have been approved funding. The projects approved range from the refurbishment of community halls, the upgrading of walkways, equipment purchases such as tables, chairs and mowers, plus many more.”

Among the successful applicants from North Cork were:

·       Ballyhea GAA – €10,000

·       Mourneabbey Community Council – €10,000

·       Newmarket Sports & Leisure – €9,000

·       Rockchapel Community Centre – €5,000

·       Liscarroll Community Council – €10,000

·       Lombardstown Tennis Club – €6,000

·       Mallow Town FC – €1,300

·       Mallow Triathlon Club – €2,000

·       Le Cheile FRC – €7,000

·       Millstreet Pitch & Putt Club – €1,000

·       Charleville Incubation Units, E-Centre, Charleville – €10,000

·       Charleville Men’s Shed – €6,700

·       North Cork Drama Festival – €5,000

·       Freemount Community Development Association – €8,000

·       Freemount GAA Club – €1,000

·       CYMS Hall, Newmarket – €5,000

·       Dromina Community Council – €10,000

·       Kanturk Tidy Towns – €2,500

·       Kilshannig Community Development – €1,600

·       Kiskeam GAA – €10,000

·       Knocknagree Fairfield Tidy Towns Committee – €2,000

·       Laharn Community Action CLG – €5,000

·       Gilbert Centre, IWA Mallow – €1,000

·       Kanturk & District Community Council – €8,000

·       Twopothouse Development Association – €5,000

·       Aubane Social Club – €1,800

·       Ballydesmond Handball Club – €3,000

·       Boherbue Irish Girl Guides – €1,500

·       Castlemagner Community Development Ass – €2,700

·       Grenagh Village Renewal – €3,800

Cllr. O’Shea added “The Community Development Initiative is an example of Cork County Council’s continuing commitment to local community collaboration and the work of its Local Community Development Committees, which are dedicated to improving the range and quality of community-based facilities which will assist in providing the very best quality of life offering to the public”.