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Housing Minister says major funding for Longford projects only part of solution

Mar 8, 2021 16:03 By Shannonside News
Housing Minister says major funding for Longford projects only part of solution Housing Minister says major funding for Longford projects only part of solution
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The Minister for Housing says providing millions of euro of funding for urban projects in the Shannonside Northern sound region is only one part of

The Minister for Housing says providing millions of euro of funding for urban projects in the Shannonside Northern sound region is only one part of the puzzle when it comes to balanced regional development.

Almost forty million euro has been announced for projects across Longford, Westmeath, Cavan and Monaghan today as part of the government's Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.

Longford' town's Camlin Quarter is set to receive over ten million euro funding to improve the lower end of the county town's Main Street.

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Speaking at Connolly Barracks in Longford this afternoon, Minister for Housing Darragh O'Brien admitted that more funding is required in order to drive demand for jobs and homes in rural areas:

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