FUND­ING FOR TEXT ALERT GROUPS

The Corkman - - NEWS -

CORK East Fine Gael TD and Min­is­ter of State at the De­part­ment of Jus­tice, David Stan­ton is en­cour­ag­ing Com­mu­nity Text Alert groups to ap­ply for fund­ing which is avail­able from the De­part­ment of Jus­tice through the Re­bate Scheme.

“My col­league, Min­is­ter for Jus­tice, Char­lie Flana­gan will be mak­ing ap­prox­i­mately €100,000 avail­able un­der this year’s Re­bate Scheme which also ran in 2016,” Min­is­ter Stan­ton said.

He said this scheme al­lows any Com­mu­nity Text Alert Group reg­is­tered with An Garda Síochána to ap­ply for fund­ing to con­trib­ute to­wards their yearly run­ning costs.

As with last year’s scheme, Muin­tir na Tire will be run­ning the re­bate scheme and de­tails of how to ap­ply for the re­bate are avail­able at www.muin­tir.ie,” said Min­is­ter Stan­ton.

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