04 Jul 2022

Vital €2.1 million funding set aside can support rural communities in Laois

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Grants will soon be flowing under Leader partnership for rural development

Laois/Offaly TD Deputy Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the details of the transitional LEADER programme for the period 2021-2022. Under this programme over €2.1m in LEADER funding has been allocated to Laois.

Welcoming the announcement, Deputy Flanagan said thd funding is important.

“LEADER is a vital component for community enterprises. This funding will support ground-up, locally-led projects in our rural communities.

“The new programme is open for applications. I would strongly encourage those interested in availing of funding under the programme to contact with the Laois Community & Enterprise Development Company (Laois Partnership),” he said.

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