Lisheenkyle National School gets funding for environmental museum

Lisheenkyle National School have received €4,000 towards their Heritage Museum project following the announcement of the grant funding under the 2014 Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund.

The local heritage museum attached to the school promotes artefacts from the local environment where pupils can be educated on artefacts and antiques and local heritage. Welcoming the news, Cllr Frank Kearney said that the grant will help the school in providing training, education and is a tremendous Heritage Raising Awareness Initiative.

Cllr Kearney also welcomed a grant of €3,100 to Oranmore Community Development Association for their Oranmore Community Garden. The purpose of the garden is to promote good environmental practice and sustainable living, by creating a community garden and butterfly sanctuary.

The grants were announced by Mr Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government. This grant scheme promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at a local level.

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