12 cricket clubs scattered throughout the South have received a funding boost from the Irish government.
A whopping headline total of €55,831,000 was distributed to a wide variety of schemes, and cricket clubs were among those to reap the benefit.
The biggest beneficiary was Clontarf who were awarded €91,475 to upgrade their pitches, while Rush collected €45,490 to level and drain their ground.
Balbriggan picked up €38,141 while the Corkagh ground got €37,220.
St Johnston in Donegal received an impressive €25,000 for equipment, with Dundalk getting €13,500.
Leinster were awarded €8000 to upgrade their scoreboard at Rathmines, while a new artificial pitch in Kerry was allocated the same amount.
Others clubs to make successful applications were Bagnelastown ( €7000), Mullingar ( €5500), Monaghan ( €4,500) and Phoenix ( €1902).
While there was no award in the funding to Malahide, it's understood a major application has been submitted and the government is looking close at the plans for the Irish cricket base in Dublin.