Rowing Ireland is delighted to announce that they have received additional funding through the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme.
The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D, and the Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers, T.D., announced €16.6 million in equipment grants under the latest round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP).
Minister Chambers outlined that over €2m is being provided for sports equipment for National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs), including Rowing Ireland.
Rowing Ireland will receive €140,771 for Olympic equipment and €171,214 for a European fleet of boats for camps for
both Paris and L.A, while clubs across the country will also benefit from the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme.
Speaking about the additional funding, Rowing Ireland’s Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Carpenter said, “We are very pleased with the investment by the Ministers and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media into rowing in Ireland.
“After a hugely successful Olympic Games, we at Rowing Ireland are constantly working to grow and progress our wonderful sport within this country. This additional funding through the Sports Capital & Equipment Programme will help Rowing Ireland and provide equipment to continue to grow our sport at grassroots, high performance and club level. In addition, I would like to thank the Minister for the investment in our clubs with a significant allocation of grants to rowing clubs of all disciplines around the country”
Full details of all allocations, including those for Rowing Ireland, announced today are set out on the Department’s website at https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/471ed5-sports-capital-allocations/