A total of €17,130 has been allocated to 55 Tipperary groups under the National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People 2014, according to Alan Kelly , Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government.
The groups that have been allocated funding include North & South Tipperary Sports Partnerships, ICA Groups across the county, West Tipperary Arthritis Ireland, Aras Mhuire Day Care Centre, Irish Wheelchair Association Roscrea, North Tipperary Farm Family and North Tipperary Community Services.
The National Grant Scheme is a joint initiative between Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life programme and the Irish Sports Council. It funds groups and clubs who cater for older people around the country so that they can buy equipment, run sports events or try new activities. This National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People is one element of the extensive Go for Life Programme which has resulted from this allocation.
Among those on the list are: St Vincent’s Day Care Centre, Nenagh Guild ICA, Anacarty Donohill ARA, Aras Mhuire Day Care Centre, Moycarkey ICA, Kilsheelan and Kilcash ARA, Cashel Day Care Centre, Thurles ARA, Killenaule ARA, Holycross / Ballycahill ARA, Aherlow ICA, Nenagh ARA, Templederry ICA, Cloneen ICA, Ballinaclough ICA Guild, Ballyporeen ICA, Thurles ICA, Cappawhite Day Care Centre, West Tipperary Arthritis Ireland, Roscrea ARA, South Tipperary Sports Partnership, Millennium Family Resource Centre FRC, Alzheimer Society of Ireland Watermans Lodge Respite & Daycare Centre, Mount Bruis ICA, Tipperary Town ICA, Killenaule Senior Citizens Club, Golden / Kilfeacle ICA, Newcastle ICA, Toomevara ICA, Cashel and District ARA, Cahir ARA, North Tipperary Community Services, Ballingarry ICA, Templemore ARA, Irish Wheelchair Association, Roscrea, North Tipperary Farm Family, Moorehaven Centre Ltd, Kilcommon ARA, Cloughjordan ICA, Ardfinnan Community Council Social Group, St. Ruadhan’s ARA, North Tipperary Sports Partnership, North Tipperary ICA.