Galway youth services receive boost

Some €102,687 has been allocated for youth services in Galway and Roscommon, which will allow groups and organisations to purchase vital equipment, according to Fine Gael Senator Aisling Dolan.

It is part of an announcement by Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, Roderic O’Gorman, of some €2.32 million in capital grant funding for 147 youth projects and 25 national youth organisations in Ireland.

Among the biggest allocations in Roscommon-Galway is €26,149.56 for Roscommon Youth Service 1, and €15,267.56 for Involve Ballinasloe Youth Service.

Senator Dolan says: “This latest funding for youth projects and groups in Roscommon and Galway will help towards providing vital services for our young people. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all parts of society, especially children and young people and the Government is committed to supporting those in Roscommon and Galway overcome obstacles and secure a bright future.”

Galway and Roscommon: Roscommon Youth Service 1 €26,149.56; Foróige Eastside Youth Service €7,533.75; Youth Work Ireland Galway East Galway Youth Project €7,742.46; Youth Work Ireland Galway Loughrea Youth Project €17,372; Forum Adolescent Support Programme €2,399.42; Brú Bhríde West Traveller €4,994; Tionscnamh Óige Mhuintearais €5,837.37; Youth Work Ireland Galway Westside €2,519.25; Involve Ballinasloe Youth Service €15,267.56; Involve Loughrea Youth Service €10,379.59; Youth Work Ireland Galway Cape & ShOUT!€1,249.26; Tuam Youth Service €1,249.26.


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