Social Inclusion in Leitrim seminar

As part of ‘ Social Inclusion Awareness Week’ (14th -20th October) , Leitrim Development Company will host a seminar ‘Social Inclusion in Leitrim’ in the Lough Allen Hotel at 7pm on 17th of October. Guest speakers at this event will include Donal Fox,CEO, Leitrim Development Company who will speak about the Social Inclusion and Community… Read More »

Rural Policy Public consultation

The Department of Rural and Community Development is currently developing a new, whole-of-Government rural development policy for Ireland. This will follow on from the Action Plan for Rural Development which was published in January 2017 and reaches the end of its three-year timeframe in 2019. The new rural policy will be forward-looking, with a 5-year timeframe, and… Read More »

Hedgecutting Grant Scheme 2019

Leitrim County Council is inviting applications for the  Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme 2019. This scheme encourages a joint approach with communities and groups of local residents and landowners for the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network which need attention. The general Terms & Conditions of this Scheme are as follows:- -Leitrim County… Read More »

Community Environment Action Fund

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental… Read More »

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 »