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Moloney Welcomes 7 Day Youth Service

Cllr Andy Moloney welcomes the announcement of the funding secured to have a 7 day youth service for Cahir.

The Mayor of the Clonmel Borough District says that many people have been involved in securing the essential funding for the Cahir Youth Project and this is great news for the area.

Immediately advertisements will appear in local press and on job sites for 1 full time and 2 part-time youth work staff who will be based in the Cahir Youth Centre. Applicants will be required to engage with young peolle aged between 10 and 21years in youth work opportunities. The youth work team will identify the needs and interests of young people and will respond through the development of tailored and varied youth work responses, over a 7 day service.

This project is supported by the Department of Children and youth affairs and Tipperary Education & Training Board as part of the Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service.

Cllr Moloney applauds the hard work put in by a number of people In securing this service and their persistence has paid off. Then Cahir Youth Project is based in the back of the Old Technical School on Church Street and credit must go to those who had the vision to set it up and keep it going in the lean times when funding was not available.

Closing date for applications is the 14th November and interviews held on 21st November.