Leader funding in Longford should be available from January next

Community groups and individuals in Longford should finally be able to access leader funding from January next year. That’s according to Fine Gael Councillor Colm Murray who’s Chairperson of the Local Community Development Committee which will be involved in administering the fund. The initial announcement that Longford was to get almost €8 million euro under…

leaderCommunity groups and individuals in Longford should finally be able to access leader funding from January next year.

That’s according to Fine Gael Councillor Colm Murray who’s Chairperson of the Local Community Development Committee which will be involved in administering the fund.

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The initial announcement that Longford was to get almost €8 million euro under the Leader funds came well over a year ago, but there has been no approval signed off so far to make the funds accessible.

The local development strategy was for Longford has been given official approval in recent days, meaning the Leader funding application process can begin soon.

Councillor Murray says anyone interested in applying for the funds should get in touch first with Longford Community Resources Ltd, or LCRL.