Anger as Longford fails to get additional Family Resource Centre

Longford Independent councillor Mae Sexton is calling for a clear explanation from Tusla as to why Longford town hasn’t been granted funding for a Family Resource Centre.

Funding to provide 11 new centres across the country was announced yesterday afternoon but Longford’s application was not successful.

The centres are aimed at providing services and supports to local communities where there is deprivation and other issues.


The Longford town application was made by Longford Community Resources Ltd on behalf of a number of local agencies and groups and Councillor Sexton who’s a member of the board says she can’t see why the application wasn’t successful….