Twenty-six sports clubs to benefit from €130,000 funding initiative
The names have been announced of the 26 sports clubs chosen to receive funding under this year’s Texaco Support for Sport initiative. In its second year, the initiative provides for a fund of €130,000 to be made available for distribution in equal amounts of €5,000 to a successful applicant in each county.
Of the clubs to receive funding this year, €55,000 will be divided amongst eight Gaelic football clubs and three soccer clubs. In addition, a further €50,000 will be shared equally amongst two basketball clubs, two tennis, two athletics, two rowing and two cricket clubs. Further disbursements will see €25,000 being divided amongst five additional clubs – badminton, boxing, golf, hockey and rugby – all receiving €5,000 each.