Over €1m for 12 community groups

By Dan Walsh

Twelve community groups in Co. Wexford will share funding of €1,014,151, announced this morning. The funding will be used to upgrade, renovate and refurbish Community Centres, Parish Halls, Scouts Clubs, Youth Hubs, Family Resources Centres and Sports Complexes across the country.

WEXFORD ARTS CENTRE before refurbishment.

Funding for Co. Wexford is as follows;

Castlebridge Community Hall €19,337.50.

Terrerath Muintir na Tire Community Council €25,000.00.

Ferns Diocesan Youth Service €82,190.48.

St Joseph’s Community Centre €80,500.95.

Bree Community Development Group €61,375.68.

Wexford Arts Centre €100,000.00.

Barntown Community €100,000.00.

Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall Community Enterprise €28,975.00

Our Ladys Island Community Development €100,000.00

1st Wexford (New Ross) Sea Scouts €178,755.35

Taghmon Integrated Local Development Team €107,391.40

Rosslare Community Development Association €130,625.00

Welcoming the Funding, Deputy Paul Kehoe said; “Fine Gael in Government has showed time and again that we’re committed to community development.  This ground-breaking investment in community centres will bring real improvements to the heart of communities across Wexford and will further accentuate the millions of euro of investment already put into facilities in Rural Ireland.”

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