By Dan Walsh
Twenty Men’s Shed projects across Co. Wexford are to receive funding of €2,000 each. Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced today funding of €800,000to support Men’s Sheds nationally.
The initiative will see grants provided to assist with running costs such as electricity or insurance bills.
Co. Wexford projects to receive funding includes Our Lady’s Island, Kilmuckridge, Ramsgrange, Bridgetown, Shamrock Men’s Shed, Caim, Wexford Working Men’s Shed, New Ross, Taghmon, Gorey, Rosslare, Enniscorthy, Signacare Men’s Shed, Kilanerin, Kilrane/Rosslare Harbour, Ballyhogue, Ballycanew, The Community Men’s Shed, Bunclody and Kiltealy Wood Hub Men’s Shed.
Welcoming the news Senator Malcolm Byrne told WexfordLocal.com; “The Men’s Sheds projects in Co. Wexford always impress me by how welcoming they are to new members and how they want to put skills to use for the betterment of the areas where we live.”