SLIABH BEAGH AREA DISAPPOINTED OVER NON-INCLUSION IN FUNDING SCHEME – COUNCILLOR BENNETT

22 December 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Sinn Féin Councillor Cathy Bennett told the December meeting of Monaghan Co Council that there was great disappointment in the Sliabh Beagh area that it was not included in funding recently announced for Co Monaghan under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. Councillor Bennett said this was the second year that Sliabh Beagh had applied for funding from this source and it was disappointing that Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD hadn’t seen fit to include the area in this year’s allocations.

Sinn Féin’s Brian McKenna also expressed regret that Sliabh Beagh had been overlooked again, stating that there had been an expectation that their application would be successful this year. Referring to funding that had been allocated to the development of a remote working hub in Newbliss, Councillor McKenna said…

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