Various animal welfare organisations in Galway will benefit from €82,000 in funding, Galway West TD Seán Kyne has confirmed.
The biggest beneficiary of this funding will be the Galway SPCA, which rehabilitates rescued and abandoned animals.
The Fine Gael TD expressed his belief that this funding from the Department of Agriculture will help the organisations continue their important work for the benefit of communities across the county.
The organisations to receive funding include:
|Fellenberg Foundation Ireland, Flesk, Woodford, Co. Galway||€4,000|
|Forgotten Horses Ireland, Rock Cottage, Ballycleara, Kinvara, Co. Galway||€7,500|
|Galway & Claddagh Swan Rescue, 68 Ashleigh Grove, Knocknacarra, Galway||€5,500|
|Galway Cat Rescue, Seacrest, Knocknacarra, Co. Galway||€5,000|
|Galway SPCA, Heathlawn, Killimor, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway||€40,000|
|MADRA, Cinn Mhara, Camus, Connemara, Co. Galway||€12,000|
|Pro Animal Ireland Ltd., Avalon Greyhound Sanctuary, Flesk, Woodford, Co. Galway||€8,000|
Seán Kyne emphasized the importance of “upholding the highest animal welfare standards”.
He based this importance on his experience in farming and agriculture along with being the owner of a rescue dog.
The TD expressed his gratitude that Galway is home to various amounts of organisations who work to promote animal welfare.