£4m lottery cash saves Florrie
MILLIONS of pounds of lottery cash were today awarded to a building at the heart of the ECHO’s Stop the Rot campaign.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed a £3.9m grant to help regenerate the Florence Institute in Dingle.
It will house a 300-seater auditorium, gym, cafe, crèche, social enterprises, library and heritage resource centre, and the observatory will be restored.
The country’s oldest surviving purpose-built youth club will now be converted into a community facility.