An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar has confirmed that several youth projects in Dublin West will benefit from funding of more than €77,000 for new equipment or to upgrade their facilities.
The groups benefiting include Mulhuddart Community Youth Project, Huntstown Youth Project, Blanchardstown Computer Clubhouse, Blanchardstown Youth Service, and St John Bosco Youth Centre Youth.
The grants can be used towards new equipment or small scale improvement projects, such as upgraded kitchens or bathrooms. The groups were all invited to apply for funding by the local Education and Training Board.
An Taoiseach said: “These youth projects are doing excellent work in Dublin West, from computer clubs to youth clubs. This new funding shows that the Government means what it says about removing the barriers facing young people as they set out on their own journey in life.
“The new funding will be invested directly in new equipment, and in better facilities. It will make a real difference on a daily basis to very many lives.”
The following allocations have been made:
Mulhuddart Community Youth Project €20,000.00
Mulhuddart Community Youth Project €10,113.38
Huntstown Youth Project €10,000.00
Blanchardstown Computer Clubhouse €9,989.40
Blanchardstown Youth Service €20,000.00
St. John Bosco Youth Centre Youth Workers €7,184.00