Cllr Nugent said, “The CDP is due to close on Friday when two FAS workers who had been providing services on a temporary basis are reassigned.
“While the crèche will continue to operate, a range of services, including home-work clubs, computer courses and assistance with CVs and job-seeking, will cease.
“It is disappointing that the new government has not reversed Fianna Fáil’s policy of cutting community services. This is not just bad for communities like Farranree, it is a false economy. Tackling exclusion at its root is cheaper than dealing with its consequences later on,” he said.