Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme sees €141,000 for Dublin Fingal clubs – Farrell

December 19, 2017 0

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Alan Farrell, has announced that funding has been granted to 29 North County clubs under the Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme.  €141,000 in funds benefiting 29 youth projects across the county was announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone.

The Scheme was developed to support the work of volunteers, to enhance the experience of members, and to provide vital equipment to local youth clubs and groups.

Deputy Farrell said: “This funding will be a great benefit to youth clubs and youth projects here in the North County over the coming year.

“The Scheme was administered through the Dublin & Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board.

“The grants will assist clubs in the purchase of camping, gaming, sports and audio visual equipment. Other clubs, for example, have used the grant to purchase musical equipment which would otherwise unavailable to them.

“The diverse range of the grants awarded is reflective of the clubs which applied and the young people who partake in their activities.

“The following Dublin Fingal clubs have received funding this year:

Club Name Amount
120th Portmarnock Scouts €5,140
2nd Dublin Skerries Sea Scouts €5,999
34th/161st Dublin Scout, Balbriggan €4,608
49th/136th St Colmcilles Scout Group, Swords €5,013
63rd Dublin 14th Port Donabate Sea Scouts €5,271
89th Dublin Scout Group, Bremore €5,065
98th Dublin Scouts Skerries €4,726
Ballyboughal Foroige Youth Club €4,578
Buasonas Malahide Foroige Youth Club €4,821
Club Oige Feachtas Balbriggan €4,618
Donabate Brownies €3,572
DP Junction Donabate Portrane Foroige Club €4,884
Flemington Foroige Club €1,560
Foroige Minions €4,919
Gravity ASD Autism Support €5,999
Infinity Applewood Foroige €5,490
Lusk Adventurettes €4,816
Lusk Youth Club €3,589
Malahide Girl Guides €3,000
Malahide Sea Scouts €5,083
Naul Foroige Youth Club €5,863
North Swords Youth Club €5,030
Order of Malta Cadets Balbriggan €5,963
Portmarnock Girl Guides €5,016
Rush Foroige €5,933
Rush Foroige Youth Café €5,372
Rush Skallywags Foroige €4,939
Skerries Foroige Youth Club €4,814
Snowflakes Autism Support €5,280
Total €140,962