Lorrha Dorrha Community Energy Information Night Tues 23rd July

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North Tipperary LEADER Partnership (NTLP) are seeking interest from the Lorrha/Dorrha area in replicating the immensely successful community energy scheme of Drombane/Upperchurch. An information evening is being held on Tuesday 23rd July at 8.00pm in Lorrha Hall.

Many lessons have been learnt from the Drombane/Upperchurch scheme, which started out with a group of local enthusiasts who wanted to create economic development in their community. In  2012, the group carried out a community retrofit on 22 homes in 2012, and will upgrade a further 35 homes this year, including two community halls. This work is securing investment of almost €500,000 in the community, creating work for local contractors, and funding further community energy initiatives.



Learning the lessons from Drombane

Gearóid Fitzgibbon (NTLP Community Worker) will give a presentation on the successful Drombane/Upperchurch Energy Team


With members of Drombane Upperchurch Energy Team and NTLP Staff


Support and assistance available from NTLP and Tipperary Energy Agency. Initiatives funded under Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s Better Energy Communities Scheme. Bridging finance through Clann Credo.

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