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Don't miss the grants deadline 14.01.08

SPORTS and community groups around Inishowen are being urged not to miss the deadline to apply for grants this year. Applications are invited from all local sports organisations, clubs, community groups, VECs and local authorities for the development of sports facilities and/or the purchase of sports equipment.
Deputy Niall Blaney encouraged all interested groups to apply for the funding that brought more than €3m to the county last year.
“Local groups to benefit included Moville GAA Club; Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club and Letterkenny Rugby Football Club; Donegal GAA County Board; Swilly Rovers Football Club; Letterkenny Community Gymnastics Club; Carrigart Boxing Club; Kerrykeel Park Development Co. Ltd., Cappry Rovers AFC," said Deputy Blaney.
He said Donegal had a "proud sports legacy" particularly in the GAA and he encouraged all active sports groups to avail of the funding available.
“Since 1998, the programme has supported more than 6,700 projects countrywide through funding of €675 million," he added.
Application forms can be sourced from the website of the Department of Arts, Sport, and Tourism at www.dast.gov.ie or by phoning 064 27372/27338 or Lo-Call 1890 273000.
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