€77,800 in funding for local animal welfare organisations – McFadden

Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed a total of €77,800 in funding for six local animal welfare organisations in Longford and Westmeath.

The funding was announced today by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney.

“The local beneficiaries of this funding are:

Hungry Horse Outside, Currygranny, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford €30,000.00
Longford SPCA, Unit 2, Market Square, Longford, Co. Longford. €21,000.00
Westmeath SPCA, C/o Jorristown Lodge, Killucan, Co. Westmeath €12,000.00
Athlone Animal Welfare, Connaught Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath €4,600.00
Cry for Help Cattery, 7 St Agnes Cottages, Mullingar, Co Westmeath €5,000.00
Friends of Animals, Greenpeace Cottage, Cullionbeg, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath €5,200.00

“I would like to sincerely thank Minister Coveney for making these funding allocations.

“The funding clearly recognises the excellent work that these organisations are doing.

“The Animal Welfare Helpline will be monitored regularly over the holiday period.

“The telephone number for the helpline is: Call Save – 0761 064408; Phone – 01 607 2379; Dedicated email address – animalwelfare@agriculture.gov.ie”