€17,000 of funding for local councils ahead of Culture Night 2017

The North West will benefit from a total of €17,000 worth of funding to assist in the staging of events on this year’s culture night.

Culture Night 2017 takes place on Friday, September 22nd and is an all-island public event which celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. The funding was announced by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys.

A range of events will take place across counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

Sligo County Council will benefit from funding of €5,000 with Leitrim County Council receiving €4,500.

Meanwhile, Donegal County Council will benefit of funding of €7,500.