Details of Transitional LEADER Programme announced

Programme will bridge gap between EU LEADER programming periods Initial allocation of €20 million to support locally-led rural development Key focus on building capacity in communities Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced details of the Transitional LEADER Programme which will come into effect in April 2021. The Minister also announced […]

LEADER Funding Must Not Be Hived Off To Local Authorities – IFA

IFA President Eddie Downey has said the funding allocated to the Leader programme in the CAP Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 must not be hived off to local authorities at the expense of local communities and promoters.   Mr Downey was responding to the announcement today by the Minister for the Environment and Local Government Phil […]

Leader Companies urged to ensure that all funding is spent before the end of the year

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan T.D, today (4th July, 2013) urged Local Development Companies (LDCs) to ensure that all funding that has been allocated to them under the LEADER elements of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 (RDP) is fully committed and spent before the end of the programme. On 21 […]