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Meals on Wheels projects in Kerry to receive over €135,000 in government funding

Nov 22, 2020 17:11 By radiokerrynews
Meals on Wheels projects in Kerry to receive over €135,000 in government funding Meals on Wheels projects in Kerry to receive over €135,000 in government funding
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Meals on Wheels projects in Kerry will receive over €135,000 in government funding. The funding comes under the CLÁR 2020 Programme, which provides

Meals on Wheels projects in Kerry will receive over €135,000 in government funding.

The funding comes under the CLÁR 2020 Programme, which provides funding for small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas that have experienced significant levels of population decline.

€340,000 in total will go to 45 projects in rural communities around the country, with 19 of these projects in Kerry.

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The funding will enable these organisations to purchase equipment to support the provision of their services.

Kerry TDs Brendan Griffin and Minister for Education Norma Foley have both welcomed the announcement of the funding.

A full list of recipients can be seen below.

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Organisation Project details Amount in funding
Caherciveen Social Services Equipment €2,560.85
Listry Community Council Equipment €3,204
Ballinskelligs Community Care Equipment €5,012
Comharchumann Forbartha an Leith Triuigh Teo Equipment €2,610
Beaufort Community Care Group Equipment €5,642
St Vincent de Paul Society Castleisland Equipment €4,860
West Kerry Care of the Aged Equipment €16,805
Cumann Tithiochta na Dromda/Seanoiri na Dromoda Equipment €3,830.73
Social Action Group Rathmore Equipment €5,357.88
Lauragh Community Centre Equipment €2,700
Our Lady of Lourdes Conference of St Vincent De Paul Meals on Wheels Listowel Equipment €3,542
Caherdaniel Community Care Equipment €3,420
Baile Mhuire Day Care Equipment €10,645
Comhlacht Forbartha an Ghleanna Equipment €7,018.20
Rockmount Care Centre Equipment €18,401.94
Knocknagoshel Over 55s Social Club Equipment €14,800
Portmagee Development Group Equipment €10,559
Meals on Wheels Tralee Equipment €3,035
Ballyduff Family & Community Support Forum CLG (Bud’s) Equipment €11,700

 

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