Expressions of interest now open for Leitrim LEADER programme

Expressions of Interest for applicants to the Leitrim LEADER programme is now open.

The Local Development Strategy of the programme was launched by Minister of State Michael Ring in Carrick on Shannon last night.

€4.5 million of EU grant funding is now available for communities and small businesses in the county.

There are two meetings taking place in early November to provide information on LEADER funding in Leitrim.

The first is in the Bee Park resource centre Manorhamilton at 6pm on Monday November 7th with a second on Thursday November 10th at 6pm in the Bush Hotel Carrick on Shannon.

Brian Smith is the deputy CEO of the Leitrim Development Company and he told Ocean FM who the programme is open for and how they can apply.