The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins has extended congratulations to community of Castlelyons on the opening of their Community Centre which benefited from the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme. Built in 1971, Castlelyons Community Centre received substantial upgrades including insulation, improvements to disability access and health and safety upgrades, the installation of LED lighting around the stage, a sound gantry and a new meeting room. Pictured are Castlelyons Community Centre committee, Cllr. William O’Leary, Cllr. Pat Hayes, Mr. Dave Foley and Mr. Sean Hegarty representing Avondhu/Blackwater Partnership. Pic Frank Morgan.

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Local Development Companies

These local development companies deliver LEADER in the North Cork Area. Contact the relevant company for an application.

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG

The Mill, Castletownroche, Co. Cork Tel: 022 46580

Ballyhoura Development CLG

Main Street, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick Telephone: 063 91300

IRD Duhallow CLG

James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Cork Telephone: 029-60633

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Indoor Climbing Wall
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Mitchelstown Community Centre Clg was funded €43,269.71 to develop the Indoor Climbing Wall at the community centre.

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Corrin Nature Reserve
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Corrin Nature Reserve located outside Fermoy was funded €37,414.88

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Dromahane Playground
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Dromahane Community Park Group was awarded €97,370.27 to develop the community playground in Dromahane.

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Conversion of sports hall for community events
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Mitchelstown Community Centre CLG received €189,444.15 for the development of the Sports Hall.

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