Limerick Minister welcomes government funding for community projects

Limerick Further Education Minister Patrick O'Donovan at Garrienderk.

LIMERICK Further Education Minister Patrick O’Donovan welcomed the news of significant government funding for a number of local community projects across the county.

€680,805 was allocated to three groups in County Limerick under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

Garrienderk received €250,000 to transform a derelict building in the village into a community centre.

Kilcornan was awarded €223,805 to develop accessible walking trails with lighting, railings, benches, and bollards, and a ball sports wall at the community fields.

While Rathkeale received €207,000 to the upgrade its community centre and local youth spaces, including building and roof repairs.

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Welcoming the funding, Minister O’Donovan said that the allocation was “another great example of our government making a real difference in our rural towns and villages.”