Category Archives: Latest News

Creative Ireland Open for Applications

The Creative Ireland Open Call is a countywide open call to community groups, organisations, venues, artists, writers, performers, archaeologists and everyone involved in the culture and creative sectors to develop high quality projects and programmes that enable groups and individuals to realise their creative potential and develop and encourage greater access, knowledge and appreciation of… Read More »

CLÁR 2019

CLÁR is a targeted investment programme which provides funding for small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas which have suffered the greatest levels of population decline. Following on from Minister Ring’s letter to you of the 25th of February, I am pleased to advise you of a new round of funding under the CLÁR programme for… Read More »

Funding Information Events

Leitrim County Council and Leitrim Development Company will present information on grants available from the Department of Rural and Community Development and LEADER on: Wednesday 13th March at 7pm in the Bee Park, Manorhamilton and on Wednesday 20th March at 7pm in the Bush Hotel in Carrick on Shannon Enquiries to Economic Development Section, Leitrim… Read More »

National Community Event Funding

What is it about? Celebrate your Community! Last September, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring, TD, announced the launch of a National Community Event, to be held for the first time over the May Bank Holiday weekend, 2019. Local communities are asked to come up with ideas for events in their… Read More »

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 info@ldco.ie 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 »