The Coomacheo Community Fund distributes wind powered funding on behalf of Knockastanna Wind Farm
SSE Renewables, Ireland’s leading developer, owner and operator of renewable energy, has donated over €10,000 to nine community groups in the Limerick and Tipperary border area through its Coomacheo Community Fund.
The company's Community Investment Review contains information on the €1.1 million donated to 412 projects across Ireland in 2020/2021.
The Coomacheo Community Fund, which distributes wind-powered funding on behalf of Knockastanna Wind Farm, donated over €10,000 to nine community groups including schools, sports clubs and community centres.
Cappawhite national school will be putting this year’s funding towards purchasing a second-hand prefab to enable the school to continue with breakfast club and after-school facilities.
Principal, Alice Flynn said: “This community funding will enable us to continue to provide this much-needed service. Cappawhite National School is a DEIS school and has many families who benefit from the support of this breakfast club and, after school, we can assist parents in childcare.
"Pupils also get much-needed assistance with homework and are provided with a breakfast before school and meal after school.”
SSE Renewables provides voluntary community funding from its wind farms in support of energy efficiency, safety and sustainability projects.
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