€96,251 capital grant for SPY Project Tralee, Listowel/North Kerry Youth Project and Castleisland Youth Centre will benefit young people in Kerry – Griffin

8 Aug 2016

 €96,251 capital grant for SPY Project Tralee, Listowel/North Kerry Youth Project and Castleisland Youth Centre will benefit young people in Kerry – Griffin

Fine Gael TD for Kerry, Brendan Griffin has said that a total of €96,251 capital grant for Local Organisations will benefit young people in Kerry

“The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has announced capital grants for 86 youth projects and organisations around the country and I am delighted that SPY Project Tralee is to receive €69,900, Listowel/North Kerry Youth Project to receive €7,675 and Castleisland Youth Centre to receive €18,676 This capital grant will really boost the services of these local organisations and so will be of great benefit to young people in Kerry.

    SPY Project Tralee
    KDYS Youth Centre, Denny Street, Tralee, Co Kerry
    €19,899
    €50,001
    €69,900
    Type One – Upgrade of café, upgrade of sound & lighting system in café, purchase of furniture and Sports and band equipment, Type 2 – Repair and upgrade of premises
    Listowel/North Kerry Youth Project
    KDYS Youth Centre, Upper Church Street, Listowel, Co Kerry
    €7,675
      €7,675
      Purchase of IT equipment
      Castleisland Youth Centre
      Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co Kerry
      €18,676
        €18,676
        Purchase of IT, office and garden equipment

      “Youth projects and organisations such as the above play a crucial role in supporting young people throughout the country. It is hugely important that the Government continues to acknowledge their work and provide funding so that they can maintain and in some cases expand their services.

      “We are working hard in Government to ensure that our recovering economy is used in the right way. This means making sure that everyone benefits, particularly vulnerable people or those who need extra support.”

      For Further Information please Contact Brendan on 087 6528841

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