Naughten welcomes Lottery grant allocations

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement of National Lottery grants by the Department of Health, including over €190,000 for groups in Roscommon and Galway.

The funding includes €63,982 for the Irish Wheelchair Association’s Cuisle Holiday Centre in Donamon for the purchase of ceiling tracking hoists as well as over €5,000 for Glinsk Defibrillator Group to purchase four defibrillators.

Other Galway based groups which will benefit include Williams Syndrome Association of Ireland (€15,000), Kilconly Community Recreational Group (€45,041), Act for Meningitis (€10,000), Galway Hospice Foundation (€50,720) and Arthritis Ireland Galway €1,000).