Minister Martin welcomes Ireland/EU Just Transition tourism funding of €68million for Ireland’s Midlands

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin has welcomed the European Commission’s adoption of Ireland’s Territorial Just Transition Plan and associated Programme for 2021–2027. The adoption of the Just Transition Plan confirms significant Ireland/EU funding to support the Midlands region, as Ireland moves away from fossil fuels. The tourism element of […]

EU LIFE Programme: €380 million for 168 new green projects all around Europe

Today, the EU Commission has approved more than €380 million of funding for 168 new projects across Europe under the LIFE Programme for the environment and climate action. At the heart of the European Green Deal, LIFE projects can help the EU become climate-neutral by 2050 and reach climate, energy and environmental goals. They support biodiversity, nature restoration and a circular economy while contributing to the clean energy transition across the continent. The funding is a 27% increase on last year’s funding, and will mobilise a […]

“Preparation for new EU Funding Programme must start now” – MEP Kelly

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has urged Irish would-be applicants for EU funds under the new Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 to begin preparations now to have the best chance of being successful when the call for applications opens. Speaking from Kerry today (Monday), Mr. Kelly, […]

Irish researchers for Climate Action secure €12.9m in EU funding over 3 years

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports and encourages the participation of the Irish Research Community under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for research and innovation. The EPA today congratulates successful Irish researchers who have secured competitive funding of €12.9 million from the Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials (Climate Action) sub-programme of […]

“Dream NEW” Scholarship

The newly created “Dream NEW” Scholarship supports students who are ready to realise their dreams. Altogether, 8 scholarships with a total value of 60,000 € will be awarded. The European Funding Guide is looking for adventurous and open-minded students to apply for the Scholarships.  . These scholarships enable students to study for one semester at any one […]

3 Irish SMEs from Limerick, Cork and Dublin awarded EU funding worth up to €2.7 million

OncoMark Limited (Dublin), Arralis (Limerick) and Luxcel (Cork) have been selected for funding in the latest round of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. For each project, the participants will receive up to €2.5 million (up to €5 million for Health related projects) to finance innovation activities and the development of their business plans. The […]

Improved broadband among priorities for €498.2m EU funding programme for South and East Ireland

Minister Brendan Howlin TD met European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu in Brussels today to sign the €498.2 m funding agreement for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the South East of Ireland for 2014-2020. Minister Howlin was accompanied by representatives of the Southern and Eastern regional assemblies for Ireland for 2014-2020. Welcoming […]

€79 million EU Investment for Ireland and Wales cooperation projects

€79 million EU Investment for Ireland and Wales cooperation projects €79 million for cooperation between Ireland and Wales has been approved by the European Commission. National contributions to the fund bring the total to nearly €100 million. €31.7 million EU funding will support 1.200 enterprises, leading to the creation of 35 new jobs €27.7 million […]

“€2.5m funding for North Tipperary roads, an EU success story” – MEP Prendergast

Labour MEP representing North Tipp, Phil Prendergast, today welcomed the grant of €2,688,211 by the Minister for Public Transport Alan Kelly, for an upgrade to roads and bridges in North Tipperary. The European Union, through the Cohesion Policy Fund 2007-2013 is a co-financing partner on many of the transport projects announced today by the Minister. […]