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Call for more investment in northern and western areas to boost development

Oct 5, 2020 07:00 By News Northern Sound
Call for more investment in northern and western areas to boost development
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Local business groups wants €350 million of EU funds to be pumped into the northern and western regions. The 'Let's Be More' campaign wants

Local business groups wants €350 million of EU funds to be pumped into the northern and western regions.

The 'Let's Be More' campaign wants counties which have seen economic decline to be given more of a share from next year until 2027.

The European Commission's promised to contribute €60 for every €100 invested by the Government in the next wave of regional funding.

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The Northern and Western Regional Assembly, which includes Cavan and Monaghan, is one of three groups across the country that works to increase regional development in Ireland.

Its Chief Executive, David Minton says this allocation is essential during negotiations:

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