€200,000 funding for new playground in Ballineen & Enniskeane

Cork South West Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has confirmed that €200,000
grant is to be awarded to Ballineen and Enniskeane Development
Association for the upgrade of a community and recreation area under
the Rural Development Programme. The entire project which will cost
€267,000 will include the creation of a multi-sport court, children’s
playground, adult fitness zone and upgraded parking facilities, at
Ballineen/Enniskeane, Co. Cork. The funding is being provided under
the Village Renewal and Development measure of the Rural Development
Programme 2007 – 2013.

Minister Phil Hogan has sanctioned the allocation of €200,000 by the
West Cork Development Partnership for the project to proceed to
development phase. “It is very heartening to see such a significant
development taking place in West Cork. I commend the dedication,
vision and hard work of the members of the Ballineen & Enniskeane
Development Association who have worked so hard to bring this project
to fruition. It must not be forgotten that these members work on a
voluntary basis for the betterment of their community. stated Jim Daly

Deputy Jim Daly also acknowledged the contribution of the local West
Cork Development partnership in the role it was playing in the
development of West Cork.