A total of 21 projects in the Nenagh Municipal District Council area have been approved for grants under Tipperary County Council's Capital Grants for Community Facilities and Amenities Scheme.
The highest grant of €34,000 went to CLG Burgess and Kilcolman Community Recreation and Development Society Ltd for a 3G astro turf activity and fencing.
The next highest was €33,000 granted to Kilruane McaDonaghGAA Club for an all-weather facility.
Among the other GAA clubs to get funding are Ballina, €29,000, for pitch drainage; Kiladangan, €27,500, for and indoor sports facility and community hall; Silvermines, €24,000 for an indoor training area; Borrisokane, €22,300, for access roadway surfacing.
Other sports clubs and facilities to receive grants, include:
Lahorna Handball Club, €30,000 to upgrade toilet / dressing room facilities
Ballinderry Sports Field Committee, €20,000, for renovation works to the complex
Nenagh Olympic AC, €18,800, for an extension of car park with disabled spaces / lighting
Nenagh AFC, €18,700 for car parking development
Nenagh Lawn Tennis Club, €16,200, to resurface tennis courts.
A number of community development associations are also included on the list, with Kilbarron Hall committee getting €21,000 for renovations to the hall
Carrig and Riverstown Development Association, €13,000 for disabled toilets
Terryglass Community Hall, €10,000 to upgrade heating and insulation
Toomevara Community Development Association, €10,000 for enhancement works on the fair green
Birdhill Community Recreation Association, €15,500, for pitch development
Nenagh Choral Society, €17,900, for work on the Scouts Hall
North Tipperary Genealogy and Heritage Services, €16,300, for gatehouse roof repairs
North Tipperary Community Services, €10,000, for heating upgrade
Thomas MacDonagh Museum, €10,000, for the development of the museum.
Under the festival and events scheme, the following are to receive funding:
Cloughjordan Circus Club, €2,000
Ballina St Patrick's Day parade, €1,000
Lough Derg Horse and Pony Racing Festival, Ballingarry, €2,500
Spleodar festival, €3,000.
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