Great turn out for The Hive launch in Kildare town

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Paula Campbell paula.campbell@leinsterleader.ie

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Paula Campbell paula.campbell@leinsterleader.ie

Great turn out for The Hive launch in Kildare town

Minister Katherine Zappone cuts the ribbon to launch The Hive in Kildare town

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, officially launched the Hive youth hub in Kildare town recently.

She recognised the high level of young people in Kildare and complimented the work of the community and Kildare County Council on delivering such an important all inclusive youth Facility.

Dr Mary O’Connor spoke on behalf of the Board, acknowledging that this positive event is only the beginning of The Hive journey and called on the Minister to ensure the sustainability of the Hive.

13-year-old Kaia Forte from The Hive Youth Committee spoke about the support she and her friends have revieved from the Hive and she wished all young people in Kildare will be able to access the facility

The event was attended by over 100 people and was described as a wonderful celebration for the town.