Midlands Libraries Receive €400,000

The funding will help with building upgrades

Libraries in the Midlands have received almost €400,000 in funding. 

The sum is part of a €3 million package from the Department for Rural and Community Development. 

Local authorities will be providing a further €1.1 million towards the building upgrades. 

Rathdowney Library has secured almost €170,000 for a new roof, while Athlone is being allocated almost €70,000 for a meeting space and new carpets, while Tullamore will get just over €61,000 for a reading room. 

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