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Monday 18 December 2017

€14,000 for Redmond Park playground

By Esther Hayden

Wexford County Council received €14,000 under the Capital Grant Scheme for Play and Recreation for Redmond Park playground.

Announcing the funding last Friday Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone said that a total of 22 Local Authorities will benefit from funding for projects under the

scheme for new and innovative play and recreation projects and the improvement of existing facilities.

The €14,000 which has been allocated to Wexford will be used to fund the refurbishment and extension of Redmond Park playground.

Minister Zappone said: 'Every child needs access to play areas. We are now focussing our support on those projects which are inclusive, accessible, safe and take into account the views of children.'

Wexford People

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