Sports Council announces €8.35m in grants

The Irish Sports Council has today announced a €8.35m grants package.

€5.7m will distributed across 16 sports bodies, with amounts available marginally up on 2009.

In addition €2.65m will be awarded to 273 athletes, and four teams, with 16 athletes receiving the maximum grant of €40,000, including Derval O'Rourke, Olive Loughnane, David Gillick and Katie Taylor.

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