Kildare County Council has released the list of recipients of the Drehid Community Grant Scheme 2013.
Grants totaling €376,047 will be issued once the full Council has voted to approve them.
A total of 68 different grants, averaging €5,530 have been awarded.
They range from €228 for the Allenwood Boys National School Newsletter, to €45,000 for Johnstownbridge GAA to tarmac their car park and complete a walkway.
Coill Dubh Residents Association has been awarded €22,000 for rewiring and purchasing a defibrillator.
Coill Dubh AFC will get €20,000 to spend on ball stop nets and dugouts.
Woodlands Golf Club will get €15,000 for Verti-draining and sanding.
Allenwood Celtic AFC has been awarded €25,000 to drain and reseed their pitch, while their neighbours, Allenwood GFC, will buy a commercial mower with €20,000 which they have been awarded.
Grants have been awarded under several different headings – community groups, residents associations, youth groups, tidy towns, schools, sporting orgnisations and other – which included the Irish Peatland Conservation Council, Lullymore Heritage Park and St. Mochua Historical Society.
For the full list of the grants awarded, see below.
- Conor McHugh
Timahoe Active Age Group – social inclusion event - €1,000
Balyna Community Council – purchase of equipment - €1,500
Balyna Community Council – equipment for community hall - €1,500
Derrinturn Cememtary – flowers/shrubs and tarmac - €5,500
Dunfierth Community Alert Group – community text alert - €1,800
Good Morning Kildare – equipment - €4,000
Lullymore Graveyard committee – repair and re-point walls - €4,500
Timahoe Ladies Group – social inclusion project - €500
Derrinturn Parent and Toddler Group – equipment - €500
Kildare Carers Associaiton – social and information day - €1,500
Coill Dubh Residents Association – rewiring and purchase of defibrillator - €22,000
LBDC&C Community Alert Scheme – repair old bridge and plant shrubs - €1,200
Donadea and District Text Alert Scheme – road signage - €1,000
Balyna Area Active Retirement Association – social and information day - €1,500
North West Kildare County – community garden project - €500
Derrinturn ICA - workshops on craft - €800
Allenwood South Community Alert Scheme – signage - €1,000
Ardkill Graveyard committee – restore entrance to Ardkill - €4,899
Carbury Senior Citizens Group – social and information day - €1,000
Johnstown Bridge – equipment - €1,000
Anne Street – improvements on the green - €2,500
Ashmount – maintenance works - €1,500
Goretti Terrace - equipment - €1,500
Churchview Coolerage - equipment - €500
Woodlands park – plants, shrubs and a mower - €4,000
An Mona Glas (Coill Dubh) – replace wooden seats and equipment - €2,900
Cluain Dara – mower - €3,000
The Meadows – landscaping - €4,000
Barrington Court – shrubs and plants - €400
Abbeycourt - shrubs and plants - €1,500
Ashgrove – estate development - €2,000
Bodkin Place - equipment - €2,500
Allen Manor – equipment - €3,500
Oaklawns – equipment - €1,549
Emerson Court – shrubs and plants - €1,000
Woodlawns – shrubs and plants - €1,000
Carbury Scout Group – scouting equipment 0- €2,500
Robertstown – chain link fencing - €4,500
Roberstown – hanging baskets and flowers - €2,000
St. Farnans – goalposts and nets - €3,500
Allenwood Boys NS PTA – newsletter - €228
Allenwood Girls NS PTA – goalposts and ball stop nets - €4,000
Balyna Bowls Club - equipment - €1,800
Allenwood Active Age Bowling Club - equipment - €4,000
St. Kevins Athletic Club – Grounds development - €49,000
Clane Staplestown Bowling Club – replacement of equipment - €2,000
Coill Dubh AFC – ball stop nets and dugouts - €20,000
Woodlands Golf Club – verti-draining and sanding - €15,000
Caragh Ladies GFC - dugouts - €5,000
Robertstown GFC – lawnmower and defibrillator - €4,200
Ballyteague GFC - sports equipment - €2,000
St. Kevins – walkway around pitch - €11,000
Allenwood Celtic – sports field draining and reseeding - €25,000
Allenwood Celtic – container to store equipment - €7,000
Edenderry Rugby Club – drainage of two pitches - €9,000
Johnstownbridge GAA – Tarmac of car park and completion of walkway - €45,000
Allen Indoors Bowls Club – equipment - €2,000
Boyneside Tug of War club – equipment - €2,400
Carbury Martial Arts – equipment - €1,500
Ticknevin and District Gun Club – Pheasant pens - €371
Allenwood GFC – commercial mower - €20,000
Allenwood GFC – set of goalposts - €4,000
Irish Peatland Conservation Council – communuity links - €4,500
Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park – 100 m boardwalk extension - €10,000
St. Mochua Historical Society – Erection of two memorials - €1,500