The funding announcement under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme for 2019 has been welcomed by independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice.

As part of yesterday’s announcement, projects in Roscommon were awarded a total of €688,000, while projects in Galway received €752,000.

Roscommon Athleague Development of a ‘Hot Desk’ facility in the local Community Centre and enhancement of the village €100,000
Roscommon Castlerea Town center enhancements €88,000
Roscommon Creagh Installation of footpaths €100,000
Roscommon Gortaganny Provide car parking at Marion community hall and the construction of a footpath to Clooncan Bog Walk €100,000
Roscommon Keadue Improvement of the appearance and safety of Keadue Village €100,000
Roscommon Rooskey Clearing and revamping of the old Canal Walk €100,000
Roscommon Tulsk Resurfacing car park, footpath, signage and refurbishment of amenity area €100,000
Total     €688,000

 

Commenting on the announcement made by the Minister for Community and Rural Development, Michael Ring, Fitzmaurice said: “This funding will be a great boost to these towns and villages. Vital projects to enhance these communities can now get underway.

“These projects will make rural towns and villages more sustainable and enjoyable places to live and work – while also aiding tourism in the respective areas.

“The benefits of this scheme are there for all to see and further projects must be funded under the scheme moving forward.

“There is a huge appetite within communities to continuously strive to improve the services, facilities and amenities open to the public,” Fitzmaurice concluded.

Michael Fitzmaurice TD – 086-1914565

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