Latest Laois News: Laois Sports Partnership granted almost €70,000
€69,972 Grant for Laois Sports Partnership
Sean Fleming T.D., Minister of State, Department of Finance is pleased to confirm that €69,972 has been granted to Laois Sports Partnership as part of the Government’s announcement to boost sports as part of a nationwide initiative.
“This funding can be used by Laois Sports Partnership for the provision of sports equipment including the roll out of defibrillators for clubs and kits for school children.
Today’s announcement is part of a wider Government announcement to boost sports and sports participation for all national sports bodies and Sports Partnerships for their work at local level and also for their work in assisting grassroots sports organisations.
I know this funding will be very welcome and Laois Sports Partnership have an excellent track record in all the programmes they roll out to advance participation and physical opportunities at community level.
I want to thank Laois Sports Partnership for all their work during these difficult Covid times and I look forward to them continuing their programmes in 2022.”
Minister Pippa Hackett also welcomed the funding for Laois Sports Partnership as follows:
“Laois Sports Partnership does excellent work in supporting and promoting sporting activity throughout the county. Today my Green Party colleague, Minister Catherine Martin has announced €108,775 in funding to be administered through the partnership. I’m delighted to see this money coming to the county and to the many sports clubs that will benefit.”