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.