FUNDING SECURED FOR FRONTLINE COVID-19 SERVICES IN MONAGHAN AND CAVAN

23 April 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

€127,444 in funding has been secured for the local response to Covid-19 in counties Monaghan and Cavan. The money comes from the Emergency Fund established to assist the Government’s Community Call initiative which is being led by local authorities. Co Monaghan has received an allocation of €62,247.

Co Cavan will get €65,197. Local Fine Gael TD and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys said the funding would prioritise organisations delivering frontline services, such as Meals on Wheels. “Local community and voluntary groups are supporting significant numbers of vulnerable people, many of whom are self-isolating, to get through this crisis,” Minister Humphreys stated. “The funding will help these…

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