Local Authorities new role in Job Creation – Hogan

LAs to develop Local Strategies for Economic Development & Enterprise Support     As part of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan’s Action Programme for Local Government Reform, Putting People First,   Local Authorities will have a new enhanced role in Local Economic Development. Launching the local government enterprise and jobs […]

“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 […]