Grant funding for alcohol free events and activities in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day 2019 was announced at the recent meeting of the North West Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force. The met in Carrick on Shannon last Thurs.29 Nov. The meeting, Chaired by Mary McKeirnan – Leitrim PPN Representative – took place in the Leitrim Council Chambers.
An Alcohol Free St Patrick’s Day – Who and What For?
Grants will be awarded to organisations whose sole purpose will be the delivery of alternative, alcohol free events/activities with an education/prevention focus for St Patrick’s Day celebrations in March 2019.
Priority will be given to groups/agencies who can demonstrate that they have an existing drug and alcohol brief.
Maximum award is € 2000 and the closing date for applications is Fri 11 Jan 2019.
To find out more and download the application form and supporting documents – CLICK HERE.
Other News from the November Meeting:
Interviews have taken place for the part time Drug & Alcohol Family Support worker for North Leitrim – worker will commence work in January 2019.