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Three local projects to share €1 million in regeneration funding

Jan 6, 2022 09:01 By News Northern Sound
Three local projects to share €1 million in regeneration funding Three local projects to share €1 million in regeneration funding
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Minister Heather Humphreys has today announced €21.5 million for 27 landmark regeneration projects in rural communities across the country.

Three projects across in Cavan and Monaghan have received over 1 million euro in funding.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has today announced €21.5 million for 27 landmark regeneration projects in rural communities across the country.

The funding, under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund, is being invested in projects that will rejuvenate town centres, drive economic growth and footfall, combat dereliction, develop pedestrian zones and outdoor spaces and boost tourism in Rural Ireland.

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The Belturbet Town Regeneration Master Plan was the only successful Cavan project.

It is to receive 211,000.

Monaghan saw two projects receive funding; the Carrickmacross Workhouse Community Tourism & Arts Hub and the Lough Egish Food Park Expansion.

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The food park saw the largest allocation in the Northern Sound Region at €585,810, while the Workhouse is to get 248,000.

Minister Humphreys announced the news this morning saying it was a credit to all those involved locally:

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