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Cash boost for Inishowen preschools 31.01.08

PRESCHOOLS in Buncrana and Carndonagh are among six in Donegal North East to get grants under a Government childcare fund.
Michelle's Childcare in Carndonagh is to get €23,400 while St. Oran's Preschool in Buncrana will get €18,000.
The money is from the National Childcare Investment Programme and is designed to help with building work, refurbishment or new equipment.
The biggest beneficiary in the latest allocation is Glen School for Early Learning in Glenswilly which is to get €100,000. Naonri Leitir Ceanainn, Letterkenny, will get €20,000 while Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Illistrin, Letterkenny will receive €20,000.
Donegal North East T.D., Deputy Niall Blaney welcomed the funding and congratulated those to receive grants.
“This funding will allow these childcare providers to undertake much-needed capital projects such as building works or refurbishment of facilities. It will also allow for the purchase of new equipment," he said.
“The chief objective of this funding is to create new childcare places and to assist parents to access affordable, quality facilities for their children close to home."
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