Local Youth Club Equipment Scheme sees €141,000 for Dublin Fingal clubs – FarrellDecember 19, 2017 ADMIN 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:
|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|
|DP Junction Donabate Portrane Foroige Club||€4,884|
|Flemington Foroige Club||€1,560|
|Gravity ASD Autism Support||€5,999|
|Infinity Applewood Foroige||€5,490|
|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 Youth Café||€5,372|
|Rush Skallywags Foroige||€4,939|
|Skerries Foroige Youth Club||€4,814|
|Snowflakes Autism Support||€5,280|