Drehid community grants announced

Kildare County Council has released the list of recipients of the Drehid Community Grant Scheme 2013.

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

Community Groups

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

Residents Associations

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

Youth Groups

Carbury Scout Group – scouting equipment 0- €2,500

Tidy Towns

Robertstown – chain link fencing - €4,500

Roberstown – hanging baskets and flowers - €2,000

Schools

St. Farnans – goalposts and nets - €3,500

Allenwood Boys NS PTA – newsletter - €228

Allenwood Girls NS PTA – goalposts and ball stop nets - €4,000

Sporting Organisations

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

Other

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