By John Considine
Last Thursday week, I featured in a report on RTE's Primetime dealing with the issue of Sports Capital Grants (here). Around the same time a related post appeared on this blog (here). The same day in the Dail (parliament), Minister Micheal Ring was speaking about the issue of eligibility for the grants. In his statements, the Minister said "I did what Dr. John Considine wanted to me to do and when he found no reason to criticise local schemes, he examined the regional schemes" (here). It is good to see that the Minister is taking my advice on board for the "local" schemes. With a bit of luck he will apply the criteria to ALL scheme in the next round of grants.
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