Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD, Brendan Smith has welcomed the provision of funding for swimming pool operators throughout the country  by his colleague, Jack Chambers TD, Minister of State for Sport.

“This is a difficult time for swimming pool operators and they have faced particular financial challenges over the past number of months.  Swimming has a very high participation rate and swimming pools are an important resource for communities and clubs throughout all regions.  This funding being provided by the Minister of State will help to ensure the sustainability of many swimming pools and assist in meeting the substantial costs in running same.

The following Centres will benefit in Cavan/Monaghan –

Bailieborough Swimming and Leisure Centre – €9,107

Cavan Swimming and Leisure Complex – €10,567

Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort – €7,818

Slieve Russell Hotel – €8,677

Zest Health & Fitness – €9,107

Coral Leisure Monaghan Ltd – €11,512

Hillgrove Hotel – €7,302

The government has made a number of financial allocations to assist community and sporting organisations to support them in meeting the particular challenges that have arisen due to the covid-19 pandemic” stated Brendan Smith TD.