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€40,000 grant aid for Boyle under Covid Adaptation Fund

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A grant of €40,000 has been announced for Boyle under the ‘Town and Villlage Accelerated Measure in Repsonse to Covid-19’ fund.

The money will be spent on providing equipment in the town for ‘temporary outdoor trading and recreation under cover’.

A number of other elements were also included in the initial application from Boyle Town Team in conjunction with Roscommon County Council, and they are now awaiting clarification to see if these elements have been included in the allocation.

The news was announced by Fine Gael T.D. for Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and North Roscommon and Minister for State Frank Feighan who has welcomed the allocation of almost €300,000 by the Minister for Community and Rural Development Heather Humphreys T.D for 11 projects in the Constituency under the second round of the Governments 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

Minister Feighan while welcoming the allocation from central Government said, “the Town and Village Renewal Scheme has been adapted this year due to COVID19 and focus is being placed on projects to help accommodate social distancing, improve pedestrian access, enhancement of community buildings and provide equipment to run local events in a safe manner.

He continued “This funding I am announcing today will assist a number of local towns and villages to better adapt to dealing with the difficulties as a result of COVID19 and I want to congratulate all the towns and villages on their successful applications”.

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