Leitrim Volunteer Centre allocated €44,000

Leitrim Volunteer Centre has been allocated €44,000 as part of a €1.6 million for community first responders across the country.


The funding will be used to purchase vehicles designed to transport people who have mobility issues or people being treated for cancer.


Community groups that perform roles such as transporting blood samples from hospitals and delivering medication, will also be supported under the initiative.


Mountain Rescue Teams, Air Ambulances and Sub-Aqua Groups are also to receive funding.