Funding boost for nine animal welfare groups

By Esther Hayden

Published 29/12/2015 | 00:00

Nine organisations across Wexford received funding to help safeguard animal welfare last Thursday.

The funding which was announced by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, saw 140 organisations nationwide receive funding of €2,541,000.

The nine organisations in Wexford are: Chipper's Sanctuary, The Avenue, Clonattin Village, Gorey, which received €5,000; Dublin Husky Rescue, Emyvale, Tinteskin, Kilmuckridge, which received €2,500; Enniscorthy SPCA, Ballinakill, Marshalstown, which received €13,000; New Ross SPCA, Ballyclemock, Foulksmills, which received €16,000; North Wexford SPCA, Rafter Street, Gorey, which received €21,000; Seal Rescue Ireland, Seal rescue Ireland, Courtown Harbour, Gorey, which received €12,000; South East Animal Rescue, Tomnalossett, Enniscorthy, which received €6,000; Sunset Appeal, St. Martin's Park, Ballycullane, New Ross, which received €3,000 and Wexford SPCA Ltd., The Veterinary Centre, Distillery Road, Wexford which received €42,500.

Minister Coveney said that 'animal welfare organisations make a tremendous contribution to the welfare of animals.

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