9 May 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

TÁNAISTE Eamon Gilmore announced this week that funding is to be made available for victims and relatives of those killed in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings, whose 40th anniversary of the bombings is on 17th May.

Some 75 groups on both sides of the Border will receive the support — coming to €1,335,500 — from the Department of Foreign Affairs via its Reconciliation and Anti-Sectarianism Fund.

Among the groups will be Justice for the Forgotten, which is to receive a grant of €48,000 following a meeting with Mr Gilmore at Leinster House on Monday last.

Noting that 17th May will marks the 40th anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings, Mr Gilmore said Justice for the Forgotten had “worked steadfastly over many years” on behalf of the families of those killed and injured on that terrible day.

The grant of €48,000 would ensure that the group’s valuable work continued, he said.

“My meeting today, as well as other recent events in Northern Ireland, are a reminder to us all that more needs …

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