Almost €270,000 Awarded To Clare Clubs In Sports Capital Grants

12 clubs and sporting organisations in Clare have been awarded funding under the latest round of Sports Capital funding.

Over a quarter of a million euro in funding has been announced, with the bulk of this going to three golf clubs.


A total of 12 clubs have been allocated funding under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, including Ennis Golf Club and the Golf Clubs of Shannon and Kilrush.

Between them, they’re receiving 167 thousand of the total amount of nearly 270 thousand euro that has has been announced.

The other groups benefitting from this round of fund include the Kilkee/Bealaha Hurling & Camogie Club, West Clare Judo Club, Clare Cascaders, Tulla & District Angling Club, the Clare/Limerick Regatta Committee, Kilkee Sub-Aqua Club, Burren Cycling Club, Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and the Clare Branch of the Irish Pony Club.

Clarecastle Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says the scope of clubs that have been awarded funding shows the vibrancy of the sports scene in Clare.

The Successful Clare applicants under the first round of the Sports Capital 2018 are:

Kilkee Bealaha Hurling & Camogie Club – €14,863
West Clare Judo Club – €13,265
Clare Cascaders – €11,370.
Kilrush Golf Club – €40,000
Tulla District & Angling Club – €17,673
Clare Limerick Regatta Committee – €7,648
Kilkee Sub Aqua Club – €12,940
Burren Cycling Club – €4,500
Ennis Golf Club – €74,230
Sixmilebridge Camogie Club – €800
Clare Branch Irish Pony Club – €17,292
Shannon Golf Club – €53,339