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€25,000 in funding allocated to 5 Roscommon Integration projects

Jun 25, 2022 10:06 By Shannonside News
€25,000 in funding allocated to 5 Roscommon Integration projects €25,000 in funding allocated to 5 Roscommon Integration projects
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Close to €25,000 in funding has been allocated to 5 Roscommon Integration projects.

The grants are part of the Communities Integration Fund which supports new families living in Roscommon including refugees and migrants.

The local allocation is part of a wider fund of over €566,500 announced by Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O'Gorman.

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Local recipients include the Refugee Support Centre in Ballaghaderreen for their Integration Initiative.

They are set to receive €5,000 while Ballaghaderreen Community Games will also get €5,000 for an initiative helping Afghan and Syrian children integrate into the community games.

Boyle Family Resource Centre CLG will get €4,500, while Roscommon Lyons Club's Failte Ukraine Rossie Radio Project is to get €4,950.

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Elsewhere in the county, the Donamon Refugee Centre Support Project have been awarded almost €5,000 related to their work with Refugees.

Local Senator Aisling Dolan is encouraging other community groups to apply for a share of next year's funds:

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