Dublin West TD and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has announced €6,974 in lottery funding for sports equipment for Blakestown Community Resource Centre.
The funding will be used to purchase equipment to keep children and their parents fit and active, including basketball nets, boxercise gloves and pads, and a tennis coaching pack.
“This is fantastic news for Blakestown Community Resource Centre. I congratulate the Centre on making a successful application for lottery funding and I know that the equipment will be put to really good use.
“Blakestown Community Resource Centre is a great facility which provides some really important social, educational and recreational activities. I’m looking forward to seeing this equipment being used on a future visit.”