Funding announced for 21 Men’s Sheds in Donegal

first_img Previous articleColder conditions on the way, but still no snow – Met EireannNext articleAthletic Grounds to host McKenna Cup Final News Highland WhatsApp Facebook Homepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Funding has been announced today for for 21 Men’s Sheds groups across Donegal.In a statement, Minister Joe Mc Hugh says the growth of Men’s Sheds has been impressive, and they have become a significant asset.Minister McHugh confirmed today that €31,000 is being shared among 21 men’s sheds groups in Donegal, with each of them receiving €1,518.The money will go towards tools, equipment, furniture, extension work, first aid and new machinery, among other things.Minister Mc Hugh says Men’s Sheds provide an invaluable outlet for men and help prevent isolation.He added they provide vital support and services in local communities, helping with local festivals, projects, Tidy Towns and having a presence in local events.The successful men’s sheds are in Aranmore, Ardara, Ballybofey & Stranorlar, Ballyshannon, Carndonagh, Castlefinn, Cloughaneely, Donegal Town, Dunfanaghy, Glenties, Gweedore, Killybegs, Kilmacrennan, Letterkenny, Lifford, Meenanery, Mevagh, Moville, Raphoe, Rosbeg and Portnoo, and the Rosses.The funding was allocated as part of the Community Enhancement Programme funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.Further details -Ardara for machineryBallybofey & Stranorlar for tools, laptop and printerBallyshannon for a tablesaw, belt and disc sanderCarndonagh for power toolsCastlefinn for a bowls setCloughaneely for workshop equipmentDonegal Town for electrical equipmentDunfanaghy for a roof extension, canopy and toolsGlenties for a laptop, TV and folding tablesKillybegs for new machinery and partsKilmacrennan for a heating systemLetterkenny for a wood planer and dust extractorLifford for a replacement roofMeenanery for machineryMevagh for workshop equipmentMoville for CCTVRaphoe for equipmentRosbeg and Portnoo for electrical toolsRosses for equipmentScioból na bFhear (Gweedore) to help fund a new room constructionSeid an Oilean (Aranmore Island) for tools and first aid. Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Facebook Twitter Twitter Google+center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Funding announced for 21 Men’s Sheds in Donegal Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA By News Highland – January 14, 2019 last_img read more

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