GLASLOUGH BIKE HIRE PROJECT FEATURED IN ‘LEADER’ PROJECT CELEBRATION

18 November 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher The National Rural Network has published a new booklet on the LEADER scheme including two projects from Co. Monaghan among the case studies of 72 projects. They were funded through the LEADER measure of Ireland’s Rural Development Programme. The booklet celebrates the success of the LEADER Programme in Ireland over the past thirty years. The publication was launched by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD.

It will be used to guide and help future applicants to develop viable projects for their communities through the locally-led “bottom up” approach. This recognises the diversity of rural areas and the importance of tailoring projects to meet local needs, and is a central element of the success of LEADER. It supports the delivery of local development actions which address the overarching needs of rural communities throughout Ireland in…

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