Monday 23 April 2018

Funding for local recreation projects

Local projects are to benefit from new funding for outdoor recreation infrastructure.

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the allocation of €18,096 to two local projects under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, with a further €6,000 being provided to Fingal County Council for cycling safety promotion.

Deputy Farrell said: 'I am delighted with the allocation of funding by Minister Michael Ring to two projects in the North County, with further investment also being made in cycling safety promotion Fingal wide which will also benefit our local communities.

'Ardgillian Castle is to receive €8,096 in funding, while Martello Tower in Skerries is being granted €10,000. €6,000 is also being provided to Fingal County Council for the implementation of cycling safety promotion measures.

'The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme provides funding for the maintenance of existing outdoor recreational facilities, and the development of new recreational infrastructure. This investment is essential in terms of promoting outdoor activities,'

Fingal Independent