15 North Inner City clubs, organisations and projects have secured more than €143,000 in funding through our Fine Gael Government’s Community Enhancement Programme.
This scheme is administered by Minister Michael Ring’s Department of Community and Rural Affairs. The money that has been made available for works like the renovation of community centres and community amenities; improvements to town parks and common areas and spaces; and the purchase of equipment which is used to benefit the community. The Programme has also supported energy efficient upgrades, developing community gardens, provision of defibrillators, CCTV, and sports and IT equipment.
Across the country, more than 3000 separate projects are benefitting from €12.5 million in funding. In the North Inner City, Minister Ring has confirmed to me that funding has been approved for:
- Ana Liffey Drug Project
- Barbara Ward Clonliffe & Croke Park Community Centre
- Carmichael Centre
- Charleville Mall Art Group
- MACRO Centre
- Mud Island Community Garden
- North Inner City Folklore Project
- Ozanam House
- Sheriff YC
- Smithfield Boxing Club
- The Cavan Centre
- The Complex
- The Five Lamps Arts Festival
Today’s announcement is further evidence of Fine Gael’s commitment to supporting the communities of the North Inner City so that all our citizens can achieve their full potential across a wide range of areas.