A Cashel animal rescue charity has benefitted from the latest tranche of governemtn fudnign for animal charities.
Cottage Rescue, Longfied, Cashel, has been granted €8,400, one of eight groups around the county named on the recent list.
Minister of State Tom Hayes, from Golden, said that the level of funding being provided to these organisations has increased for the third year in a row reflecting the importance of the work of these organisations and the overall welfare of animals.
The Minister said that 2013 has been a challenging and demanding year for animal welfare organisations but praised the fantastic work carried out by them. . He said recent reports of animal cruelty have highlighted the need to assist animal welfare organisations in their work.