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Galway to receive €118,000 in Community Enhancement Programme

A total of €118,000 has been allocated to Galway under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) which will provide €2 million to local authorities across the country.

Galway City Council will receive €55,368 and Galway County will get €63,249 to support projects which benefit the community.

This money can be used to renovate community centres, make improvements to town parks, and buy equipment for the community. The Programme has also supported energy efficient upgrades, the development of community gardens, the provision of defibrillators, CCTV, and sports equipment.

Minister Ciarán Cannon said he is ‘delighted’ with the announcement of €2 million for councils across Ireland to make improvements to their communities.

“The CEP provides vital support to community groups in order to help them improve their facilities and supports small-scale funding for projects which range from purchasing lawnmowers and IT equipment to minor renovations to buildings,” said the East Galway TD.

“The Programme responds to local needs and therefore it also provides some funding towards larger projects where needed”.

“The CEP is administered by Local Community Development Committees in each Local Authority area and details on how to apply will be available shortly”.

Local Authority Amount
Carlow €56,628
Cavan €57,025
Clare €60,265
Cork City €70,666
Cork County €72,536
Donegal €74,812
Dublin City €112,860
Dun Laoghaire €62,318
Fingal €68,375
Galway City €55,368
Galway County €63,249
Kerry €62,534
Kildare €66,570
Kilkenny €58,150
Laois €58,297
Leitrim €53,040
Limerick €70,118
Longford €55,317
Louth €64,790
Mayo €64,546
Meath €62,883
Monaghan €55,451
Offaly €59,756
Roscommon €55,977
Sligo €56,540
South Dublin €81,967
Tipperary €67,777
Waterford €64,039
Westmeath €58,331
Wexford €68,047
Wicklow €61,767
Michael Malone
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