Wesley College legal threat ups the ante for the next round of sports funding

Wesley College legal threat ups the ante for the next round of sports funding
How a good news sports grant story turned sour. Pic: RollilngNews.ie

The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport has now recommended significant changes to reduce the chances of fee-paying schools and wealthy golf clubs getting sports capital grants again

There was an inquisition of sorts in Minister Shane Ross's department after the outcry over the awarding of a €150,000 grant for a hockey pitch to a fee-paying school in his constituency.

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