News

Almost €350,000 funding announced for Cavan and Monaghan under Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Oct 12, 2020 13:10 By News Northern Sound
Almost €350,000 funding announced for Cavan and Monaghan under Town and Village Renewal Scheme Almost €350,000 funding announced for Cavan and Monaghan under Town and Village Renewal Scheme
Share this article

Funding of just under €350,000 has been announced for the Northern Sound region under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. It's the third

Funding of just under €350,000 has been announced for the Northern Sound region under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

It's the third tranche of Covid funding to help towns and villages adapt to the Covid-19 pandemic and 11 projects across the region are set to benefit from it.

The funding was announced by Minister Heather Humphreys, who says the "scheme is more important than ever to address the challenges that COVID-19 has brought".

Advertisement

Cavan is set to benefit the most from the funding, with almost €217,000 going to the county.

Seven projects across Cavan will receive the funding, with €104,000 being spent on bringing high-speed broadband connection points to Bailieborough-Cootehill, Ballyjamesduff, and Belturbet.

€40,000 will also be spent on a covered outdoor seating area in Cavan Town.

Advertisement

Meanwhile, €130,000 is headed for Monaghan to fund four projects, which includes €40,000 towards enhancing the markets and fairs capacity of Glaslough, as well as €40,000 towards adaptions to the Threemilehouse Community Centre.

Minister Heather Humphreys says the funding will help towns and villages live with covid-19:

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

NorthernSound Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.