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11 areas in Carlow and Kilkenny given funding to revitalise their local areas

11 towns and villages in Carlow and Kilkenny have been given funding to revitalise their local areas.

7 places in Carlow and 4 in Kilkenny will share €760,000 from the Town and Village renewal scheme.

As part of the funding, Bagenalstown gets €85,000, Borris €47,000 , Hacketstown €54,000, Leighlinbridge €38,000,  Myshall €34,000, Rathvilly €35,000 and Tullow gets €85,000.

That amounts to €380,000, which is the same amount that Kilkenny got which will be shared between four areas.

Ballyhale, Kells, Piltown and Urlingford all receive €95,000 each.

The money will go towards a wide range of projects which include local community groups, playgrounds, footpaths and tourism amenities.