Longford County Council Sports Bursary 2024

Longford County Council, through Longford Sports Partnership is pleased to announce that the
Longford County Council Sports Bursary for 2024 is now open for applications.

This Longford County Council funded bursary is awarded to individual sportspeople who have
shown ability in their sport and/or possess the potential to achieve excellence at national and
international levels.

Previous recipients have included Irish international soccer player Melissa O’Kane; rising star of
middle-distance athletics Cian McPhillips from Ardagh and one of Ireland’s leading swimmers
Darragh Greene from Newtownforbes.


Applicants from any sporting field recognised by Sport Ireland must be born or domiciled in
County Longford. Applicants who are competing at national, European or international level and
studying or training abroad are eligible to apply.

The award assists in the cost of education, training, travel and equipment.

It will normally be made to those over 16 years of age, however, exceptions to this may be made
in the case where a person is competing at national, international or equivalent level, as
determined by the chosen sport.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 4 March at 5pm.

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For further information, contact sports@longfordcoco.ie or call 043 334 34 93.