Minister Ring has secured over 2m in Dormant Accounts funding for Sport.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr Michael Ring TD today announced an investment package of over 2 million in dormant funding for sport.

Funding of €2,089,620 is being allocated to establish Community Sport & Physical Activity hubs across the country and create a National Sports Education and Training hub.

The investment will be administered by the Irish Sports Council and will aim to engage with communities across the country, targeting people with disabilities, people who are educationally disadvantaged and disadvantaged communities.

Announcing the investment, Minister Ring commented "I believe it is extremely important that people are encouraged and given opportunities to participate in sport and physical activity. Participation will lead to a healthier society and an overall improvement in the quality of life. These innovative hubs will support the sustainable development of sporting opportunities in communities across Ireland”.