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Leitrim Sports Partnership 2019 Sports Club Grants

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Leitrim Sports Partnership 2019 Sports Club Grants

Leitrim Sports Partnership is delighted to announce the 2019 Sports Club Grant programme is open for applications and the LSP will hold a workshop to help clubs with their applications.

The club grants workshop will be held on Wednesday February 27, at 6.30pm in Aras an Chontae, Leitrim County Council offices in Carrick-on- Shannon and to book your place contact 071 9650498 or email sports@leitrimcoco.ie.

One of the aims of the sports partnership is to increase participation in sport and physical activity among all persons in County Leitrim. LSP is looking to support initiatives by sports and recreation organisations in Leitrim for education, training and participation initiatives.

The total budget available across all sports and recreation organisations is likely to be €9000 so allocations will be made based on the quality of submissions received.

Please note that the closing date for receipt of applications is Friday March 8.

LSP is in the process of updating the Leitrim sports club directory. If you would like us to include your sports club on our club directory and receive important updates regarding funding opportunities please contact 071 9650498 or emailing sports@leitrimcoco.ie.

For further information or assistance in completing grant forms please contact us by telephoning 071 9650498, email sports@leitrimcoco.ie.

Grant forms and guidelines are available to download from our website www.leitrimsports.ie.

Go For Life Games programme

Leitrim Sports Partnership will host a four-week Go for Life programmes in Fenagh visitor centre and The Bee Park Manorhamilton over the coming weeks.

The Go for Life Games programme involve three sports - flisks, sciddils and bags - that can be played in singles, pairs and teams.

The emphasis of the Games is on participation and fun, the games are non-competitive. Go For Life Games are generally played by Active Age Groups, ICA groups and Mens Sheds Groups.

Fenagh’s programme will start next Monday, February 18, while The Bee Park programme starts on Tuesday February 26, both running from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm for four weeks.