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Ten Community Groups Across Laois, Offaly And Westmeath To share €45,000 In Funding

You can see a full list of the beneficiaries here.

10 community groups, working with migrants and refugees, in the midlands are getting €45,000 in funding. 

Mountrath Scouts, Athlone African Community Group and Tullamore Camogie Club will receive 5,000 each from the Communities Integration Fund. 

Nationally 111 projects will benefit from the €500,000 fund, for celebrating cultural diversity in our society.

All projects receiving funding:

Laois:

Laois Integration Network: Laois Integration Network Project €2,300
Mountrath Community Forum: Taste of the World €5,000
Mountrath Scout Group: Midlands Scouts Link-Up part 2 €5,000
Laois Partnership Company: We love where we live – Active citizenship of migrant communities in Co. Laois €4,990
Laois Africa Support Group: LASG Work Placement for young adults €5000

Offaly: 

Immigrants training and advice services: Migrant woman integration through personal development €2,820 
Offaly Tullamore Camogie: ClubGirls of all Lands (GOAL) €5,000 

Westmeath:

Midlands Polish Community: International Children's Day - Family Day €5,000  
New Horizon - Athlone Refugee & Asylum Seeker Support Group Teen Adventures€4,800 
Athlone African Community Group: Community Events, Food/Cuisine, Intercultural Awareness €5,000 

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