Grants for Bundoran and Ballyshannon water sports facilities

Two water sports facilities in Ballyshannon and Bundoran have been grant aided by Minister of State for Sports, Michael Ring, T.D.

Two water sports facilities in Ballyshannon and Bundoran have been grant aided by Minister of State for Sports, Michael Ring, T.D.

Announcing the grants, Deputy Dinny McGinley, said an additional grant of E196,920 has been approved for Waterworld, Bundoran to bring totalgrants to this particular facility since last November to a total of E400,000.

Ballyshannon Swimming Pool has been approved a further E264,390, bringing a total allocation to that Swimming Pool to E338,040.

Minister McGinley welcomed both recent allocations commenting that almost E750,000 has now been approved to enhance these recreational facilities in Ballyshannon and Bundoran.

“Not alone will it be of tremendous assistance to the local people, it will add to the attractions of Ballyshannon and Bundoran for tourists and others,” he said.