Finn Harps have received a grant of €304,000 from Department Of Sport towards the ongoing development of the club's new stadium in Stranorlar.

Reacting to the news on the club's website, a spokesperson said: "The Stadium Committee has been closely engaged with the Department of Sport on this matter for some time and will shortly announce the appointment of a design team.

Once commissioned, the design team will work with the Stadium Committee and technical advisers from the Department of Sport to survey the new ground site, complete the works already started and deliver a plan for all aspects of the project including quantity surveying, architectural work and detailed design and will manage the project to conclusion.

"We would like thank the Stadium Committee for their ongoing diligent work and of course their partners in the Department of Sport, FAI, local representatives and Donegal County Council.

We thank supporters for their patience and will keep you informed as the project progresses to completion.  The club looks forward to discussing the this project and other matters concerning the direction of the club at the upcoming AGM (date to be confirmed) and at a fan forum that will follow it."