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Almost €180,000 allocated to develop outdoor recreation facilities in Kerry

May 13, 2022 13:05 By radiokerrynews
Almost €180,000 allocated to develop outdoor recreation facilities in Kerry Almost €180,000 allocated to develop outdoor recreation facilities in Kerry
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Almost €180,000 in funding has been allocated to develop outdoor recreation facilities in Kerry.

The Department of Rural and Community Development has a strategic partnership in place with Coillte which provides €3 million each year for the period 2022-2026.

This is used to enhance recreational facilities on Coillte land and to support increased tourism and economic activity in rural areas.

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In Kerry, €100,000 has been allocated for entrance and car park works in Glanteenassig, Castlegregory; this falls under the upgrade capital works programme.

15 Kerry projects have been allocated €79,000 under the maintenance capital works.

Fianna Fáil councillor Fionnán Fitzgerald says it’s great news for the county.

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Kerry funding allocations under the maintenance capital works scheme:

Kerry Ballygamboon Tralee: General Maintenance. Picnic tables €3,500
Kerry Caragh Lake Killorglin: General Maintenance €3,500
Kerry Glannageenty Castleisland: Remove blown trees €5,000
Kerry Glanteenassig Castlegregory: General maintenance €3,000
Kerry Gleensk Kells Bay: General maintenance €2,000
Kerry Glenbeigh Glenbeigh Trail: Maintenance, Windblown trees €4,500
Kerry Kerry Way: Various Windblow and water damage €22,000
Kerry Kilderry Miltown: General maintenace €4,000
Kerry Killaclohane Castlemaine: General maintenance, hedge cutting €5,000
Kerry Kimego Caherciveen: General maintenance, Picnic area €4,000
Kerry Lickeen Glencar: General maintenace €3,000
Kerry Lyracrumpane Listowel: General maintenance, trail repair €6,000
Kerry Pike Wood Killarney: General maintenance, remove windblow trees,
benches, grass cutting €5,000
Kerry Rossacroo Kilgarvan: General maintenance of trails €6,000

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