Author Archives: Teresa

2019 CLÁR Programme to contain new measures

Michael Ring TD, The Minister for Rural and Community Development, announced details of the CLÁR programme for 2019 which includes new measures to support rural communities. CLÁR provides funding for small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas that have suffered significant levels of population decline. The programme is part of the Government’s Project Ireland 2040… Read More »

Tourism and Events Grant Scheme 2019

The aim of the Tourism and Events Grant Scheme is to encourage and support Community and Voluntary Organisations to undertake and implement festival and events, which will promote the well being of their area and community and enhance the quality of life of it’s citizens through the generation of increased Economic, Social and Cultural activity. Community and… Read More »

South Leitrim Community Network meeting 27th February

Next Meeting Wednesday 27th February At 8pm LAPWD Centre, Mohill   A representative from Irish Rural Link will attend this meeting to hear views on the impact of Brexit for your community and how links can be maintained with Northern Ireland and the UK post Brexit.     Agenda Minutes and matters arising Irish Rural Link… Read More »

Rural Social Scheme 2019 Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for the 2019/2020 Rural Social Scheme is February 14th. Please contact Leitrim Development Company Offices in Drumshanbo at or 071-9641770 for an electronic copy of the application form

Tidy Towns Plans LEADER Support

The RDP LEADER programme can support tidy towns groups who wish to develop or complete a 5 year tidy towns plan for their area. Providing a clear plan for your town or village is a fundamental part of the application in the Tidy Towns competition and a plan helps to achieve maximum scores in this… Read More »

Community Education Scheme 2019-Applications invited from community groups

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2019 Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the above scheme. Applications should be received by the respective county office no later than Friday, 07thDecember 2018. Please see the list of offices below. Community Education Funding Guidelines 2019 Community Education Scheme… Read More »

Re-imagining Our Rural Communities

A seminar will take place in Lough Allen Hotel in Drumshanbo on Wednesday, 26th of September at 7pm titled ‘ Re-imagining Our Rural Communities’ hosted by Leitrim Development Company and Leitrim Community Networks. The aim of seminar will be to explore how we can:  Revitalise our rural areas,   Harness the power of local people, Take Action.   … Read More »

Sports Capital Programme 2018

The Programme is currently open for applications. The Sports Capital Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. In particular, its objectives are to: assist voluntary and community organisations, national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport, local authorities and in some cases VECs and schools to… Read More »

South Leitrim Community Network

Next Meeting Thursday 20th September Ballinamore Community Centre  at 7.30pm Agenda Minutes and matters arising Update on issues highlighted: Ambulance service, database of defibrillators Seminar on revitalising our Rural areas Mental health week events in Leitrim Funding opportunities open Sharing of information Any other business      If you are unable to attend, please send apologies… Read More »