CO MONAGHAN WILL BENEFIT FROM NEW PEACE PLUS PROGRAMME – SENATOR GALLAGHER

5 February 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Counties Monaghan and Cavan can benefit substantially from the 2021- 27 PEACE PLUS cross- Border EU programme, Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher told the Northern Standard this week. Senator Gallagher stated: “PEACE PLUS will be a new north-s-south co-operation programme which will combine the existing PEACE and INTERREG EU funding strands into one cohesive cross-Border programme.

With a total value of €1 billion, the new programme will support peace and prosperity, focusing on Northern Ireland and the Border counties of Ireland. “The programme will be funded by the European Union and the UK Government, together with the Northern Ireland Executive and the Irish Government.

“Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath TD recently provided an update on the PEACE PLUS development which is being led by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), a north-south Implementation body, in close co-operation with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in Ireland and the Department…

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