Connaughton welcomes funding for youth cafes in Tuam and Gort

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News that funding of €50,000 is to be provided for youth cafes in Tuam and Gort was welcomed today by East Galway TD, Paul Connaughton.
‘Minister Frances Fitzgerald today announced the provision of capital funding of €50,000 towards youth cafes in Tuam and Gort. The café in Tuam will be revived by Galway Regional Youth Federation, while the Zone café in Gort will be operated by Gort Young Peoples Company.
‘The announcement is very welcome as youth cafes are a vital service for young people, where they can meet in a positive, safe setting and work together towards the enhancement of their community. These services are much-needed in both Tuam and Gort and will enhance the lives of young people in these areas.’