Western Development Commission inject major funds into north west

A record high investment of €7.6 million of has been approved by the Western Development Commission for the first half of 2020.

The WDC Investment Fund approved new equity investments and loans for 39 businesses and community projects across the seven western counties under its remit, rising by over 200% compared to the first half of 2019.

Gillian Buckley is the Investment Manager with the Western Development Commission.

She says various projects in the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal have benefited from the funding, which now takes on even greater significance in light of the Covid-19 challenges: