Slane Community Centre has been awarded €213,000 in funding from The Community Centre Investment Fund to complete the second phase of building for the highly anticipated local amenity.

Construction commenced on the building, located to the rear of Slane NS last year after lengthy Covid enforced delays.

The idea for the centre was mooted in 2016 and when completed will see up to 30 voluntary groups in Slane avail of its facilities

The total cost is anticipated to be close to €1million and extensive fundraising has taken place over the past few years.

Cllr. Wayne Harding

Local councillor Wayne Harding welcomed the latest monetary boost saying,

“It is great news this morning for Slane Community Centre as they have received €213,000 in funding. This will enable a fantastic hard working committee led by Chairperson Maeve Carbin to complete a project that will have an enormous positive impact on the community.”