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Limerick Sports Partnership funding - Limerick Sports Partnership has been granted €204,665 in government support funding, allocated by sports development authority Sport Ireland. Limerick Sports Partnership is a large-scale organisation that aims to increase participation in sports, utilise Limerick's resources and act as a link between local people and national sports and state agencies. Picture taken before social distancing. Limerick Sports Partnership funding - Limerick Sports Partnership has been granted €204,665 in government support funding, allocated by sports development authority Sport Ireland. Limerick Sports Partnership is a large-scale organisation that aims to increase participation in sports, utilise Limerick's resources and act as a link between local people and national sports and state agencies. Picture taken before social distancing.

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Limerick Sports Partnership receives €200k in Covid-19 recovery funding

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Limerick Sports Partnership funding – Limerick Sports Partnership has been granted €204,665 in government support funding, allocated by sports development authority Sport Ireland.  Limerick Sports Partnership is a large-scale organisation that aims to increase participation in sports, utilise Limerick’s resources and act as a link between local people and national sports and state agencies. Picture taken before social distancing.

Limerick Sports Partnership receives €200k in Covid-19 recovery funding 

By I Love Limerick correspondent Rachel Petticrew

Limerick Sports Partnership (LSP) has been granted €204,665 in government support funding, allocated by sports development authority Sport Ireland.  

The allowance is part of a nationwide €80 million investment in the recovery of the Irish sports sector following the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The LSP fund is the sum of €142,000 in Small Grant Scheme funding and €62,665 in Grassroots Sports Funding. 

The Small Grant Scheme budget will allow LSP to support sports groups and organisations in Limerick city and county. Additionally, Grassroots Sports Funding will finance diverse and inclusive sports programmes, such as the Older Adult ‘Good2GO’ Physical Activity Programme and the Migrant Education and Wellbeing programme. 

Adare’s Manor Fields Recreation Complex will be expanded under the Grassroots Sports Funding Scheme.  

On a national scale, €73.6 million will be distributed to sports groups in the hope of bringing people of all ages back to exercise post-pandemic.

€5.3 million will also be allocated to the purchase of sports equipment, from defibrillators to professional gear.

Limerick Sports Partnership Coordinator, Felim Macken, said of the news, “Covid-19 and the various lockdowns have greatly impacted sports organisations’ ability to generate funding, which keeps facilities operational. Under LSP’s allocation of funds, we will host a small grant scheme in early 2022 to support sports groups and minority sports in Limerick”.

“Our funding will also provide support for those greatly impacted during Covid-19 restrictions, including older adults, the migrant community and those with disabilities.”

Minister of State for Sport and Gaeltacht Affairs, Jack Chambers, commented, “The funding announced by Sport Ireland recognises the immense contribution that sport and physical activity has made to Ireland’s response to the pandemic. All facets of society continue to adjust as the public health situation evolves, and our National Governing Bodies, Local Sports Partnerships and sports clubs are to be commended on how they have adapted.”

LSP is a large-scale organisation that aims to increase participation in sports, utilise Limerick’s resources and act as a link between local people and national sports and state agencies.

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