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€92,000 funding boost for youth projects

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 4:43pm

Youth organisations in Cork are set to benefit from €92,666 in funding, it was announced recently.

Cork North Central Senator Colm Burke confirmed recently that funding would be given to a number of projects around the city, including Cobh Youth Service, Meitheal Mara and YMCA Cork.

The following organisations will benefit from the new funding:

Cobh Youth Service €3,500

Badoireacht Meitheal Mara €2,925

YMCA Cork €20,000

Glanmire Youth Project €5,830

Togher Youth Project €19,863

Gurranabraher Youth project €5,433

Habby Hub Togher Family Resource Centre €2,500

Good Shepherd €2,409

Churchfield Trust €10,570

Linkpoint Knocknaheeny €7,653

Mahon Youth Project €11,983

“These youth organisations have essential programmes supporting young people to develop skills, gain new experiences and build self-confidence,” Senator Burke said of the funding.

“The Youth Officer in the Education and Training Board does great work in supporting local youth projects and assist in the design of the scheme and administration of funding. As in previous years, I am confident these grants will assist in improving the quality of the services to the benefit of young people involved.

“The national youth organisations provide exceptional engagement for the children and young people who are members nationwide.”

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