02 Jul 2022

Tullamore GAA and St Rynagh's Football Clubs given go ahead to borrow big development loans

Tullamore GAA and St Rynagh's Football Clubs given go ahead to borrow big development loans

Cyclists at the GAA ground in Cloghan for a recent fundraiser

ST Rynagh's Football Club and Tullamore GAA Club have been given the go ahead to borrow over €100,000 for big development plans.

St Rynagh's Football Club are borrowing €100,000 from Croke Park to help fund the cost of buying almost four acres of additional land beside their ground in Cloghan. Offaly GAA treasurer Dervill Dolan told a meeting of the Offaly GAA County Board on Tuesday night that the land is costing €145,00 and already the club have carried out fundraising as well as getting donations from locals.

Tullamore GAA Club were given approval to borrow €120,000 from Bank of Ireland for development work at O'Brien Park. The club are providing an all weather pitch at their ground as well as improving a ball wall and erecting fencing. The total cost of their development is €358,00 and they have received provisional approval for a sports and capital grant of € 150,000.

The County Board have to act as guarantor for the St Rynagh's loan and chairman Michael Duignan wished the clubs the best of luck with their developments.

He also revealed that the Offaly GAA are once again running their Grand Canal fundraiser this year. This is a joint initiative between the board and clubs with money being split and he urged clubs to back the fundraiser.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.