€30,000 upgrade for Drumshanbo playground

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Iconic boardwalk for Acres Lake in Leitrim

Acres Lake, Drumshanbo

Cllr Enda McGloin has welcomed the news from Leitrim County Council that €22,500 in funding has been received from the Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) to allow a significant upgrade of the children’s playground at Acres amenity, Drumshanbo.

A total of €30,000 is expected to be spent in an upgrade that will see a modernisation of the facility and will include play equipment suitable for children with disabilities. In total €22,500 from DCYA  with the balance of €7,500 is coming from the Council.

In a statement to www.leitrimobserver.ie, Cllr McGloin paid tribute to those involved in the application and consultation process.

“I wish to sincerely thank Suzanne Duffy and the community team at Leitrim County Council who worked hard on the application with the department. When works are complete, I am confident that the enhancement of the acres playground, the Blueway and the wonderful outdoor swimming pool at this location will mean an enhanced civic amenity at Drumshanbo for both tourists and natives alike," he said.