Breaking: Tipperary TD Michael Lowry welcomes €270,000 Covid funding for Tipperary

Tipperary Star reporter


Tipperary Star reporter


Breaking: Tipperary TD Michael Lowry welcomes €270,000 Covid funding for Tipperary

Deputy Michael Lowry: has welcomed €270,000 Covid funding for Tipperary

Tipperary TD Michael Lowry has announced that Tipperary is due to benefit to the tune of €270,000 as part of an €11m Covid Stability Fund to be announced by Government this Friday, September 4.

The total Government funding package will divided between 209 community organisations and groups across the country for the purpose of assisting with cash flow issues.

Deputy Lowry said that he was pleased to see financial assistance being given to these hard working organisations and groups who had suffered financially due to the pandemic.

"I was delighted to ensure that organisations and groups based in Tipperary were included and will receive the help and recognition they deserve," he said.

Deputy Jackie Cahill TD was also among those to welcome the announcement.

“I am delighted this morning to announce the third tranche of the Covid-19 Stability Scheme worth over €270,000 to Co. Tipperary. Two rounds have already delivered significant investment locally and I am glad to see a further injection today”, he said.

“It is great to see a further round of investment for the county. I will continue to push for Tipperary’s fair share of any funds released aimed at aiding the local economy to recover in the wake of the pandemic," the deputy concluded.

Among the measures announced include:

Over €9,000 towards a Day Care Centre for the Elderly in Clonmel.

Over €140,000 for Cappawhite Community Council.

€25,000 for Kilsheelan Community Centre.

€22,500 for the Irish Children’s Arthritis Network (ICAN) in Tipperary.

€7,000 for Roscrea Abbey Community Centre

Over €52,000 for the South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association

€12,000 for Place4U Mental Health Centre in Clonmel.