Latest Laois News: Treo Nua in Portlaoise to get COVID Stability Funding
Treo Nua, Knockmay, Portlaiose granted €22,917 COVID Stability funding
Sean Fleming T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance is pleased to confirm that Treo Nua, Knockmay, Portlaoise has been granted €22,917 in COVID Stability funding. The funding is being provided by the Government and administered through Pobal.
Covid Stability Funding supports are aimed at groups that provide critical services within the community which have seen their incomes suffer as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
“Treo Nua manage and operate a community centre which acts as a focus and catalyst for the community of Portlaoise and surrounding areas, with a view to promoting the educational, cultural and economic development of the residents of the community. They provide and maintain high quality, accessible and affordable premises in order to facilitate the delivery of a range of personal, social, health and educational services or programmes.
Treo Nua is another example of a local community and voluntary group who reach out and assist those most vulnerable. Covid has placed extra financial pressures on community and voluntary organisations and charities and this funding will go in some part to help stabilise the organisation.
I would like to thank all involved in Treo Nua for their work and commitment to provide critical services to those most vulnerable in communities.”