Town and Village Renewal Funding

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Carlow County Council welcomes the announcement of funding by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys in the sum of €832,155 to complete four Town & Village Renewal Projects in County Carlow.  The towns and villages of Tullow, St. Mullins, Clonegal and Carrigduff will benefit from this funding.

On hearing the announcement, Cathaoirleach of Carlow County Council, Cllr. Andrea Dalton, said: “This is fantastic news for the communities of these four towns and villages.  This funding is about helping our towns and villages become more attractive places to live, work and do business.  The staff in the Council’s Regeneration Department work closely with communities on these funding applications and it is hugely satisfying for everyone when applications are successful.  The way forward is ensuring that local people and communities play an integral part in how their local area develops into the future.”

The following projects have been allocated funding under the announcement:

Reference Number  Town / Village Name  Project Description  Amount of Grant Funding Awarded 
TV23CW04  Carrigduff Bunclody  The consolidation of an existing Town Centre Outdoor Recreational Activity Hub through expansion and upgrade of existing activity play area with modern inclusive equipment and increased passive areas for social integration within the community.  €249,999 
TV23CW03  Clonegal  Village Enhancement project to include paint scheme, signage, upgrade of Heritage Centre, public realm upgrades in village furniture and Wicklow Way Park.  €99,216 
TV23CW02  St Mullins  Village enhancements to include community park and parking enhancement, paint scheme, signage and public realm upgrade.  €117,000 
TV23CW01  Tullow  Support the rejuvenation of Tullow town through improvements to Riverfront Amenity Area, St Austin's Well and Biodiversity Garden, provision of Signage, Virtual Heritage Trail and a Paint Scheme.  €365,940 
Total  €832,155