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Save the Kipp!

The Castlebar Youth Information Centre (aka The Kipp) is a vital resource for young people in County Mayo. It is one of the few outlets teenagers, especially younger teenagers have; an alcohol-free, informal, non-religious social space where they can meet and hang out with their friends, and also receive valuable information.

The Kipp is to close after Christmas 2011, and this will also result in job losses for the two staff of the centre.

We believe that the Kipp is a vital resource for young people, who without it will have little or no safe social spaces. We call on the government to provide the funding to prevent the closure of the Kipp.

This petition was delivered to:
  • An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Mayo County Council and the Government of Ireland

    Fearghal O'Ruadh started this petition with a single signature, and now has 335 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.