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CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) Programme

Local authorities may provide financial support to community and voluntary groups and local development companies for small infrastructural projects in eligible disadvantaged rural areas. These projects must support schools, community safety measures, the development of play and multi use game areas, and community wellbeing projects.

CLÁR 2022- Measure 1: Developing Community Facilities & Amenities

Description: 

Tipperary County Council is seeking expressions of interest in respect of projects under the terms of the CLÁR Scheme 2022 recently launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development, and which the Council could consider for submission to the Department.

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage. The aim of CLÁR is to support the sustainable development of identified CLÁR areas with the aim of attracting people to live and work there.

Applications can only be submitted from these DEDs for this funding:
South Tipperary

DED ID DED NAME
23091 Kilmurry, 23123 Coolagarranroe, 23147 Kilcooly, 23164 Emly,
23092 Newtown, 23126 Kilcoran, 23149 Modeshil, 23165 Glengar,
23097 Clogher, 23128 Newcastle, 23152 Poyntstown, 23169 Kilmucklin,
23100 Clonoulty West, 23131 Tullaghorton, 23155 Ballykisteen, 23170 Lattin,
23102 Cooleagh, 23136 Killaloan, 23157 Bruis 23171 Rathlynin
23103 Drangan, 23141 Ballingarry, 23158 Cappagh, 23172 Rodus,
23107 Graystown, 23142 Ballyphilip, 23159 Clonbeg, 23173 Shronell,
23118 Ballybacon, 23143 Buolick, 23160 Cullen, 23174 Sologhodbeg,
23119 Ballyporeen, 23144 Crohane, 23161 Curraheen, 23175 Templeneiry,
23120 Burncourt, 23145 Farranrory, 23162 Donohill,
23122 Clogheen, 23146 Fennor, 23163 Drumwood.

North TipperaryDED ID DED NAME
22005 Aglishcloghane, 22019 Rathcabban, 22043 Kilnarath, 22065 Foilnaman,
22006 Ballingarry, 22020 Redwood, 22046 Latteragh, 22066 Glenkeen,
22007 Ballylusky, 22023 Uskane, 22050 Templederry, 22067 Gortkelly,
22009 Carrig, 22024 Abington, 22052 Borisnafarney, 22072 Longfordpass,
22010 Cloghjordan, 22025 Aghnameadle, 22053 Borrisnoe, 22074 Moyaliff,
22011 Cloghprior, 22028 Ballygibbon, 22054 Bourney East, 22076 Moyne,
22012 Clohaskin, 22029 Ballymackey, 22055 Bourney West, 22078 Templetouhy,
22013 Finnoe, 22036 Dolla, 22056 Killavinoge, 22081 Upperchurch,
22014 Graigue, 22040 Killoscully, 22057 Killea, 22701 Greenhall(037)/ Lackagh(045),
22016 Lorrha East, 22041 Kilmore, 22058 Rathnaveoge,
22018 Mertonhall, 22042 Kilnaneave, 22060 Timoney.

This Call for Expressions of Interest relates toMeasure 1: Developing Community Facilities & Amenities
Where shortlisting is required the Council may consider as part of the process:

  1. The positive impact of the project in respect of the Sustainable Development Goals (https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/)
  2. Relevance to the scheme and the positive impact to the locality
  3. The Deprivation Index
  4. The benefits received by the area under various grant schemes in the last 2 years
  5. Applications can include small scale renovation works to community facilities (maximum of 5 projects can be submitted for this type of application)
  6. Measure 1 supports projects which develop and enhance access to unique local heritage sites and/or areas of natural beauty in local communities e.g. walkways to important local sites
  7. All newly developed community facilities and amenities funded under the programme must be disability-friendly.

Please refer to the 2022 Scheme Outline for more detailed information. The Scheme Outline and full details and the Expression of Interest template are available on links below

Any application must adhere to the following requirements:

  • The project must be located in a designated CLÁR area to be able to be considered - details of CLÁR listed above
  • The Terms and conditions associated with the Scheme – detailed in the 2022 Scheme Outline.

How to express an interest?
Return the completed Expression of Interest form by post to CLÁR Scheme Measure 1, Community & Economic Development Section, Tipperary County Council, Ballingarrane House, Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, or by email to CLAR@tipperarycoco.ie with CLAR Measure 1 by 4pm on Wednesday 30th March 2022.

Your submission must be submitted using the Expression of Interest template on the link below.

All expressions of interest will be assessed by the Council and up to 15 proposals may be selected by Tipperary County Council for submission to the Department for its consideration. As per guidelines a maximum of 5 can involve renovation works on community buildings. In addition, a % of submissions will made on behalf of Tipperary County Council to provide roads projects in Clár areas.

What is Eligible: 

The list below provides an indication of the types of interventions that may be supported, but is not exhaustive:

  • Multi-Use Gaming Areas (MUGAs)/Astro-Turf Facilities
  • Skateboard Parks
  • PlaygroundS
  • Handball Alleys
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
  • Community Gyms
  • Community Cinemas
  • Sensory Gardens
  • Community Gardens
  • Outdoor Bowling Areas
  • Walking / Running Tracks
  • Outdoor Toilet Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • Public Lighting

Measure 1 applications can also include small scale renovation works to community facilities e.g. to convert into suitable meeting areas and community spaces for community groups such as youth clubs and Men’s/Women’s Sheds (Note: a maximum of 5 of the 15 projects submitted by a Local Authority under Measure 1 can involve renovation works on community buildings).

In addition, Measure 1 will support projects which develop and enhance access to unique local heritage sites and/or areas of natural beauty in local communities e.g. walkways to important local sites.

All newly developed community facilities and amenities funded under the programme must be disability-friendly.

The application form must clearly outline the need and rationale for the interventions put forward.

Grant Size: 

5000-50000

Match funding requirement (yes/no or %): 

10%

Indicative timelines/dates: 

EOI 30th March 2022

Related Information

CLÁR Scheme 2022 - Measure 2 & 3

CLÁR Scheme 2022 - Measure 2 & 3

Measure 2: Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders Transport

These applications are made directly to the Department of Rural and Community Development via e-mail to CLAR@DRCD.gov.ie by Friday 8th April 2022 and the scheme details and application forms may be viewed on the following website
CLÁR Scheme 2022

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