Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan and Monaghan, Brendan Smith has welcomed funding for swimming pool operators across Cavan and Monaghan totalling over €92,272.
Deputy Brendan Smith commented, “This funding, being provided by Minister of State Jack Chambers, will help to ensure the sustainability of many swimming pools and assist in meeting the substantial costs in running them.
“Swimming Pool operators demonstrated their resilience throughout the pandemic. It is important that this resilience continues. The funding announced today will assist swimming pool operators to continue getting communities across the country active and providing a real-life skill. This has never been more important and is essential for our physical and mental wellbeing.”
The following centres will benefit in Cavan/Monaghan –
Cavan Regional Health Sport and Leisure CLG: €14,340.44
Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort: €12,107.09
Slieve Russell Hotel: €11,636.91
Zest Health & Fitness Club: €11,519.37
Coral Leisure Monaghan Ltd: €16,926.42
Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club: €15,045.71
Hillgrove Spa and Fitness: €10,696.56
“Swimming pools provide a vital resource for schools, clubs and communities across the country, and it is important that this infrastructure is maintained going forward. This investment will help swimming pool operators continue to provide safe and essential services which are vital to sustain swimming opportunities and maintain high physical activity levels,” added Deputy Brendan Smith.