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Christmas Lights Grants Scheme 2020

Christmas Lights Grants Scheme 2020

As a once off scheme for Christmas 2020, €33,000 in funding has been distributed to towns and villages in Cavan to meet some of the costs of the provision of Christmas lighting as set out below.

Published on: 04 Dec 2020

The scheme will help increase the festive atmosphere in towns and villages in Cavan in this difficult year and to emphasise the need to stay local and support local businesses.

This initiative will provide a grant to help groups counteract the difficulties of fundraising during Covid restrictions.

Applications are welcome from business associations, community and voluntary groups involved in the provision of Christmas lighting in towns and villages in Cavan.

Successful applicants

The successful applicants for the scheme are as follows: 

                                                                                                                                      Community Group  Town/Village    GRANT Approved
Cavan Town Team Cavan  € 2,250.00
Virginia Development Association & Virginia Church Group Virginia                                 € 1,750.00
Ballyjamesduff Community Council Ballyjamesduff  € 1,750.00
Kingscourt Town Team   Kingscourt town € 1,750.00
Bailieborough Christmas Lights  Bailieborough € 1,750.00
Cootehill Town Team Cootehill € 1,750.00
Project Belturbet Combined Planning and Support CLG Belturbet € 1,500.00
Ballyconnell & District Development  Ballyconnell Town  € 1,500.00
Mullagh Tourism & Community Development  Mullagh  € 1,500.00
Killeshandra Lights Committee (supported by KCC) Killeshandra Town € 1,000.00
Killinagh Community Development Blacklion village € 1,000.00
Swanlinbar Development Association Swanlinbar  € 1,000.00
Butlersbridge Tidy Towns  Butlersbridge € 1,000.00
Ballinagh Christmas Lights Committee Ballinagh Town  € 1,000.00
Kilnaleck junior chamber of Commerce Main Street Kilnaleck € 1,000.00
Gowna District Council CLG  Gowna Village € 1,000.00
Arva Town Development Association   Arva Town € 1,000.00
Ballyhaise Development Association Ballyhaise  € 1,000.00
Shercock Killann Rural Development  Shercock € 1,000.00
Dowra Resource Centre Ltd Dowra € 500.00
Templeport Development Association   Bawnboy € 500.00
Ballymacgovern Village Group  Ballymagovern  € 500.00
Glangevlin Community Development Glangevlin € 500.00
Drumlane Community Partnerhip Milltown € 500.00
Denn GFC   Crosskeys  € 500.00

Mullahoran Community Centre Association
 Killydoon  € 500.00
Crossdoney Christmas Tree Association Crossdoney  € 500.00
Kilcogy Community Development  Kilcogy  € 500.00
Maghera Village   Maghera  € 500.00
Tierworker Community Group  Tierworker € 500.00
Redhills Christmas Tree Committee  Redhills  € 500.00
Tullyvin Tidy Village Community Tullyvin € 500.00
Maudabawn Tidy Village Group  Maudabawn € 500.00
Lavey Strand Development Association  Lavey € 500.00
  Total funding awarded € 33,000.00