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Tuesday 20 August 2019

Funding for festivals and community projects

A NUMBER of community projects and festivals have been awarded funding under Wexford County Council's Community Grant Scheme this year.

The community project recipients are: Co Wexford Community Games - € 1,000; Duncannon Fort Trust - € 10,000; Fethard Castle - €3,000; Hook Heritage - €6,500; Irish National Heritage Park - €15,000; National 1798 Centre - €20,000; St Michael's Theatre - €10,000; Wexford County Council/Rehab People of the Year Award - €5,000; Wexford Festival Opera - €15,000; Gorey Community Development Group - €4,000; Wexford Arts Centre - € 10,000; Byrne Perry School - €4,000; Castledockrell Amenity Group - €7,000; Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall - €6,000 and County Wexford Business Awards - €5,000.

The festival recipients are: Adamstown Agricultural Show - € 1,000; Bannow and Rathangan Agricultural Show - € 1,000; Enniscorthy Agricultural Show - €1,000; Gorey Agricultural Show - € 1,000; Dunbrody Festival - €5,000; Bunclody Horticultural Show - €500; Enniscorthy St Patrick's Day Parade - € 3,000; Gorey St Patrick's Day Parade - €3,000; New Ross St Patrick's Day Parade - € 3,000 and Wexford St Patrick's Day Parade - €4,500.

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