O’Donovan announces €96,500 for Newcastle West Athletics Track

Added December 21st, 2017

Limerick TD and Minister of State for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform has announced that Newcastle West is to receive €96,500 in funding from the Government under the Sports Capital Regional Scheme.

“As the Minister who launched the Sports Capital Programme when I was Minister for Sport, I am delighted that Newcastle West is to receive this funding before Christmas for the development of an athletics track. I have been involved with Limerick City and County Council and the local voluntary athletics club on this project since it started and I am delighted now to be able to deliver this funding to Newcastle West. “

This announcement brings the total Sports Capital allocation to the Limerick County Constituency to almost €1.7million.

“The investment by this Government into sports facilities in towns, villages and communities across rural Limerick shows the Government’s commitment to the development of our rural communities. As Minister for Sport I laid out the conditions for the spending of the Sports Capital Programme and this latest allocation will bring the total investment by this Government in this programme to almost €60million.”

“This project which is being invested in by the Government and is being led by Limerick City and County Council will allow for the development of athletics in West Limerick and will provide current and future athletes with the facilities to train and to compete in West Limerick.”

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