Funding boost for Arigna Experience

Funding of €65,000 has been awarded to the Arigna Mining Experience.

It is one of thirteen organisations nationwide awarded funding under the Geopark Grant Scheme.

This Geological Survey Ireland funding programme supports the development and publication of educational and outreach materials.

Senator Frank Feighan says the aim of the fund is to improve the understanding of geoscience and to engage with groups throughout the country.