Local Development Companies Empowering Communities – Kelly

The Minister for Environment, Community & Local Government, Alan Kelly T.D. has stated his support for the work of Local Development Companies (LDCs).   The Minister was speaking yesterday at the official opening of the LEADER Village at the National Ploughing Championships. The LEADER Village hosts a range of Irish food, craft and tourism projects supported by […]

Phil Prendergast MEP urges Minister Hogan to reconsider position on Leader funding

Phil Prendergast MEP for Ireland South and candidate in the upcoming European Elections has called on Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan to halt plans that will see Leader funding money being administered by local government. The move will see the administration of the funds taken out of the hands of local […]

Tipperary Politicians Turn out in Force to Hear Concerns of Local Development Companies

TDs and Senators from Co. Tipperary turned out in force for an event in Dublin last week, attended by representatives from North Tipperary LEADER Partnership and South Tipperary Development Company. The event, which took place on Wednesday, 23rd January, was organised by the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN), the representative body for Ireland’s 50 local […]