€125,000 in LEADER funding announced for tourism project in Inniskeen

LEADER funding worth €125,000 has been announced for a tourism project in Inniskeen.

The monies will be used to renovate and extend an existing dwelling at the Inniskeen Cottage project in Carrickakelly to provide a 4-star Fáilte Ireland tourism accommodation with three bedrooms.

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys has welcomed the funding and says the project will provide an economic benefit through jobs.

So far this year, 500 projects have been approved for LEADER funding right across the country, worth over €14 million.