June 22, 2024

Donegal City FC has been chosen as one of many recipients of a €125,000 funding initiative.

The membership will obtain €5,000 beneath this yr’s Texaco Assist for Sport initiative.  

In its third yr, the scheme is hosted and organised by Valero Power (Eire) Restricted, the corporate that markets gas in Eire beneath the Texaco model, with the judging course of overseen by former Irish rugby worldwide and well-known broadcaster, Donncha O’Callaghan. 

Of the golf equipment receiving funding this yr, EUR50,000 will likely be divided amongst six golf equipment dedicated to GAA sports activities and 4 soccer golf equipment. As well as, an extra EUR25,000 is shared equally amongst three basketball golf equipment and two tennis golf equipment. Additional disbursements will see EUR50,000 being divided amongst 10 extra golf equipment whose disciplines embrace archery, athletics, bowls, cricket, handball, hockey, gymnastics, kayaking, rugby and sub-aqua – all receiving EUR5,000 every. 

Congratulating the winners, James Twohig, Director of Eire Operations, Valero Power (Eire) Restricted referred to what he known as ‘the necessary contribution’ that sports activities golf equipment make inside their communities and all through Irish society as an entire.

“Our initiative gives important funding to golf equipment which have an necessary place in, and search to reinforce their contribution to, their native communities. Since its inception, we’ve distributed virtually €400,000 to all kinds of sports activities golf equipment all through the nation which has tremendously helped them to proceed to play a necessary and constructive function of their communities, one thing of which we’re very proud,” Mr. Twohig added. 

Entries for the 2024 Texaco Assist for Sport initiative will open within the Autumn.

Donegal soccer membership to learn from Texaco help grant was final modified: August third, 2023 by Rachel McLaughlin