CLÁR 2020

Applications now sought for CLÁR 2020.

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Ard-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage. The aim of CLÁR is to support the sustainable development of identified CLÁR areas with the aim of attracting people to live and work there.  The funding works in conjunction with local/Agency and other Departmental funding programmes and on the basis of locally identified priorities.


There is an allocation of €5million (nationally) in total for 2020, and the following measures will be operated via Local Authorities for a range of School and Community projects.

Measure 1:         Support for Safety Measures at Schools & Community Facilities – Application Form

Measure 2:         Support for Community Recreation Areas- Application Form


CLAR District Electoral Division Galway

Map of CLAR Areas in Galway


Application Process:

Any potential applicant should firstly verify that their proposal is within an identified CLÁR area. Please see map on, with an attached list of D.E.D’s.


Fully completed application forms for Measures 1 & 2 must be returned to Galway County Council by Monday, 13 July 2020 at Midnight, by e-mail to [email protected]


Visit for details on the CLÁR and Examples of Eligible Projects.


Submit Form Requests, Queries & Information/Meeting Requests to Economic Community & Rural Development Unit, Galway County Council by emailing: [email protected]


Note: Measure 3 applications to be submitted directly to the Department of Rural and Community Development.

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