Elphin gains focus from Town and Village Renewal Scheme application

Applications for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme have brought local groups together, even if they weren’t successful. That’s according to Elphin based councillor Valerie Byrne, who says that while their village is disappointed not to be recommended for funding, it has still been a very useful process. Roscommon county council has revealed…

Applications for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme have brought local groups together, even if they weren’t successful.

That’s according to Elphin based councillor Valerie Byrne, who says that while their village is disappointed not to be recommended for funding, it has still been a very useful process.

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Roscommon county council has revealed this week that it will be putting forward projects in a total of eight areas and recommending that they get funds under the scheme.

Councillor Beirne said that two very successful meetings were held to discuss and debate what works needed to be done in Elphin, and that impetus can be built on.