12 December 2023

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Eight animal welfare charities in Galway receive share of €250K

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Eight animal welfare charities in Galway receive share of €250K

Eight animal welfare charities in Galway will receive a share of almost a quarter of a million euro.

It’s part of a €6m fund announced by the Agriculture Minister to be allocated to 101 organisations

This year, there is an additional focus on supporting charities involved in rehoming dogs.

Galway SPCA in Kilmore will get a whopping €96,750, while Pro Animale Ireland in Woodford, Loughrea will receive the next highest amount for a Galway charity – €31,125.

Forgotten Horses Ireland will get €20,000, Renvyle Cat and Dog Rescue in Renvyle will receive €18,250 and Galway Cat Rescue in Knocknacarra will be given €16,800

Meanwhile the following three local charities are to get between €13,000-€15,000 – Fellenberg Foundation Ltd in Woodford, Galway and Claddagh Swan Rescue in Barna, and Rehoming Cork Pets in Carrigadrohid

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