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A Westmeath Village Is Raising €150,000 For An Astroturf Pitch

They hope to raise funds through a "Grand Prize Draw" and sponsorship.

A Westmeath village's diaspora are being encouraged to support the development of a new facility for their community back home.

Ballinahown Sports Park Committee hopes to raise €150,000 through a "Grand Prize Draw" and business sponsorship which will help with the costs of constructing an astroturf pitch.

75 percent of funds have already been secured through the Leader Programme.

Secretary Denis Rohan explains how people can buy their tickets:


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