N.C.C.A. was established in 2003 to develop a Community Centre in Newcastle.
Fundraising activities carried out from 2004 to 2008.
The association formed a company limited by guarantee – N.C.C.A. Limited.
N.C.C.A. Limited acquired land at Moyola Lane, Newcastle on 100 year lease from Galway City Council.
The lease was modified as N.C.C.A. Ltd agreed with Galway City Council request to assign part of the land to Croí for the development of the current Croí Heart & Stroke Unit.
In October 2015 N.C.C.A. submitted and received planning permission for a Community Centre.
N.C.C.A. Ltd entered into a Licence Agreement with Dept. of Education & Skills (DES) for the development and shared use of the entrance to the NCCA site with Educate Together N.S. This included a 28 space car park plus a 2.4 metre perimeter wall and trees around N.C.C.A. site.
At the October 2018 AGM the two existing Board Members – Tom Kelly RIP and Bartley Joyce – resigned and the new Board of Directors and Committee was formed.
The new Board and Committee engaged in a detailed consultation process with residents, institutions, Galway City Council and Politicians. A new Business Plan was launched. New plans for the development were drawn up and planning permission received from Galway City Council. Construction of 2.4 Metre high wall with trees and shrubs planted all around the perimeter of site
An Application was submitted to the Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government for grant aid under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund. Galway City Council have offered support for the funding application. Detailed design drawings for the Community Centre and external facilities are in the process of being completed to ensure construction can commence once funding is granted.
N.C.C.A. CLG – Organisation Details
Registered Charity Number: CHY15457/20053383
Company Number: 456093
Registered Office/Solicitors: Sherlock & Co,. Solicitors, Cross Street, Athenry, Co. Galway
Accountants: Ryan McGinty Ltd, Chartered Accountants, Tara Rock 7, Galway Technology Park
Board of Directors: Seamus Davey, Brendan Beatty, P.J.Cuddy, Martin Divilly
Chairperson: Seamus Davey
Vice Chairperson: Martin Divilly
Secretary: Brendan Beatty
Treasurer: P.J. Cuddy
PRO: Martin Quinn
Other Committee Members:
Michael Joyce, Finbarr Ryan, Mo Street, Sean Walsh, Patricia Quigley, Eddie Hoare