Nenagh Garda Youth Diversion Project welcomed by Kelly

Minister Alan Kelly has welcomed the announcement by the Dept of Justice of funding for a Garda Youth Diversion Project for Nenagh.

Minister Alan Kelly has welcomed the announcement by the Dept of Justice of funding for a Garda Youth Diversion Project for Nenagh.

Minister Kelly said: “This is a very positive development for Nenagh and will help with crime prevention and developing very positive programmes for young people.”

Garda Youth Diversion Projects are community based, multi-agency crime prevention initiatives which seek to divert young people from becoming involved (or further involved) in anti-social and / or criminal behaviour by providing suitable activities to facilitate personal development and promote civic responsibility.

The Garda Youth Diversion Projects are funded by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform and administered through Garda Community Relations Section.