Irish Red Cross Calls For Public Support In Paying Back Ennis Mortgage

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The Ennis branch of the Irish Red Cross says the public’s support will be needed to help clear a debt of more than €300,000.

The group has been operating out of their newly purchased base in Tobarteascain, Ennis, since March, which they had rented for a number of years.

The purchase cost €330,000 in total, with €235,000 of that on a mortgage being paid back over a 12-year period.

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James Lafferty is Treasurer and Social Care Officer of the Ennis branch of the Irish Red Cross and says they’ll continue to fundraise heavily in the hope that they can reduce the pay back period: