Noel Coonan TD has welcomed the announcement of funding for disability groups in Tipperary. “Amongst those to benefit are the Daughters of Charity, St Annes Centre, Roscrea who received €1,200 towards the cost of funding a 12 week art course and €2,000 for equipment for eight people with an Intellectual Disability.
“Aras Mhuire Day Care Centre in Nenagh has received €17,584 towards the cost of installing solar panels to heat the water for the centre. Irish Wheelchair Association in Hannon House Roscrea has benefitted €4,305 towards the cost of purchasing a hoist for the centre.
“The Journeyman Programme in Carrick-on-Suir has been allocated €8,800 towards the cost of completing the final stage of Community Garden Project.
“This is a further example of Government’s strong committment to the disability sector at a time when the country is in unprecedented economic difficulty,” concluded Deputy Coonan.