Over €6.3m in LEADER funding for the north west

Over 6.3 million is being allocated locally under the Transitional Leader programme for 2021-2022.

Sligo Leader will receive €2.6m, €3.8m will be allocated to Donegal Leader and the Leitrim Development company will benefit to the sum of €1.77m.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys announced a national fund of €70m for the support of rural communities and enterprises.

Minister for state at the Department of Health Frank Feighan is encouraging all business people and community groups to apply for the funding.