West Limerick clubs get funding boost

A total of €207,072 in funding for equipment has been announced for eight sports clubs throughout the mid-west, thanks to the Sports Capital Equipment Grants. Recipients include West Limerick Sports Complex CLG, trading as Killeline Leisure Centre in Newcastle West, for the purchase of inclusive gym equipment, Askeaton Swimming Club Ltd, Athea United AFC, Copsewood Gaels R.F.C., Glin Triathlon Club, Askeaton Indoor Gymnasium, Newcastle West Cycling Club, and Rathkeale Boxing Club.
Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan welcomed the announcement of funding for clubs in County Limerick, saying that sport plays a very important role in local communities. “The mental and physical health benefits associated with sports participation are well documented and we want people to have every opportunity to get involved,” he said.