Latest Laois News: €50,000 funding announced for Camross Community Garden

Latest Laois News: €50,000 funding announced for Camross Community Garden

Camross granted €50,000 to deliver a Community Garden

Sean Fleming T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance welcomes the news that Camross Parish Development Association has been allocated €50,000 funding under the CLÁR Programme 2021.

The funding is being allocated to support local groups in developing community and sensory gardens, outdoor spaces and allotments. Camross Parish Development Association is one of the 25 projects whose applications have been successful to receive funding.

“We should never take for granted the work these community groups complete in our rural communities. The development of these outdoor areas create spaces and safe areas for families & friends in our community to meet.

I would like to wish Camross Parish Development Association the very best of luck with their new project and thank everyone involved for all their work in the community.”

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Details of their project for the Community Garden includes: To deliver a Community Garden in the new Camross Village Park providing a destination where people can meet, garden and experience healthy outdoor space with fruit trees, landscaping, and rich biodiversity.