Funding for seven animal welfare groups
Seven animal welfare organisations across Wexford received funding of €111,500 last week.
The largest award went to Wexford SPCA, Distillery Road, Wexford which received €42,5000. This was followed by North Wexford SPCA, Gorey which received €21,000, New Ross SPCA, which received €14,000 Enniscorthy SCPA which received €13,000 and Seal Rescue Ireland in Gorey which received €12,000.
An award of €6,000 was made to Chippers Sanctuary in Gorey while the Sunset Appeal based in New Ross received €3,000
Nationally €2,460,500 was awarded to 137 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare.