Two LEADER funded projects officially opened in Rosemount on Saturday 21st September 2019

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L to R : Bernie Leavy, LEADER Programme, Westmeath Community Development, Anita Keane, Bernie Winters, James Buckley and Anita Kelly – all from Rosemount Playground Committee with Peter Ormond , LEADER Westmeath Community Development and Cllr. Tom Farrell.

The official opening of the Rosemount Playground took place on Saturday 21st September 2019. The playground was funded by the LEADER Programme 2014-2020, Westmeath County Council and the local community. The playground is located in the GAA grounds in the village and is a most welcome addition to the recreational and community facilities already in situ at the grounds.

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Also on the day, the official opening took place of another LEADER funded project; the Social Initiative Enclosure. This is a specially designed enclosed space for use by the elderly or less mobile members of the community. This project is one of a number of initiative that Rosemount has undertaken aimed at combatting isolation thus ensuring that the elderly can partake in social activities at the grounds.

The LEADER Programme 2014-2020 provided 75% of the funding required to undertake the projects.

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