On Friday last (January 10) the first set of allocations under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) were announced by the Department of Tourism and Sport. The grants total €77.4 million with 25 individual projects benefitting.

The successful applicants were decided following a rigorous assessment process with the highest scoring applications receiving grant offers. All applications under the fund had to be supported by a National Governing Body for Sport (NGB) or a Local Authority.

The priority given to projects by the relevant NGB(s)  or local authority was one of the key determinants of the assessment score along with factors such as the likelihood of increasing sport participation, how the proposed project would improve high performance and whether the proposed development would benefit spectators.

The details above are part of a posting made on www.athleticsireland.ie :

https://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/over-77m-allocated-to-major-sports-projects-across-the-country

The full list of provisional allocations  : Stream_2_provisional_allocations_January_2020