Cllr. Bobby and Cllr. Jackie Spreading the Age Action / Red Cross Grant News

Cllr. Bobby O’Connell and Cllr. Jackie Healy Rae offering advice and help for people in isolation. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Councillors Bobby O’Connell and Jackie Healy Rae both passing on news of a grant of up to €500 for older and vulnerable people who are cocooning.

This is available from Age Action and The Irish Red Cross and is designed to help those suffering from isolation.

“The aim of the grant is to provide money for small repairs, upgrades of phones or tablets or other forms of small appliances like TVs during this emergency,” said Cllr. O’Connell and Cllr. Healy Rae.

The form and full instructions are at the link below. If you do not have access to a printer, both men are offering to post one out to you.

If you need a form and assistance from Cllr. O’Connell his Email address is and his mobile number is 087 22 50 177 while Cllr. Healy Rae’s contact details are: 087 94 64 425

The forms can be viewed and downloaded by following the link here: