€50m Allocated To Community Projects

St. Mary's Hall, Athlone - Photo Credit: Google Maps

The midlands will benefit from over €3 million.

Community projects in the midlands are set to benefit from over three million euro in funding.

€1.6 million has been allocated to Westmeath, which will fund the likes of the refurbishment of St. Mary's Hall in Athlone.

That's followed by just under €1 million in Laois, which includes upgrades to Rathdowney Community Centre, and the OFFline Film Festival is among the projects set to benefit from €600,000 in Offaly.

The money comes from the Community Recognition Fund, which will allocate €50 million nationally.

Offaly Senator Pippa Hackett is welcoming the investment:

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