Reallocation of €8 million to Basic Services measure of RDP

Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government announced today  a reallocation within the Rural Development Programme (RDP) of €8 million to the Basic Services measure which, while almost fully allocated, still has significant potential. Quality of life issues including the availability of services and facilities can significantly influence the extent to […]

Minister Hogan approves €180,000 under the RDP for the Order of Malta Training Unit – Thurles.

Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government announced today (7 November, 2012) that he has given sanction for North Tipperary Leader Partnership to approve funding of €179,971.79, to the Order of Malta Thurles to fit out and equip a training unit in Thurles under the Training and Information measure of the Rural […]

“LEADER Creates 1,246 Jobs for Rural Ireland and Supports 3,320 Enterprises”

Figures included in the upcoming publication “Follow the LEADER: Paths to Success – LEADER bringing out the best in rural Ireland” reveal that €87 million has been invested into the rural economy through the LEADER element of the Rural Development Programme since 2009. This funding has been used to support over 3,320 local enterprises and […]

Enhanced concentration on enterprise support in RDP will drive recovery process in rural areas

Extra allocation of €10 million assigned to Basic Services Rate of aid for private promoters will increase from 50% to 75% Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government announced today (25th April, 2012) a number of changes to the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme that will see increased availability of […]

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