LEADER

North Cork LEADER Programme to Launch soon

Cork County Council is pleased to announce that the North Cork LEADER Programme will be launched in the coming weeks, with a funding allocation to the value of €5.1m over the lifetime of the programme (2016 – 2020), supplemented by a Cork County Council funded top-up of 25%. This supplementary fund of €1.28m is has been made available by Cork County Council as a response to the dramatic cut in …

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys

Government signs off on LEADER funding for rural Ireland development

The Government signed the first batch of funding agreements under the LEADER Programme 2020 on Friday and said the €250 million programme would “support hundreds of jobs” across rural Ireland. Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys said the agreements were signed with local action groups from around the country at an event in the Virginia Show Centre in Cavan, which previously benefitted from €500,000 in LEADER funding. …