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Government funding allocated to noteworthy community projects

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Community organisations from Athlone and South Westmeath have received significant funding under the Community Services Programme (CSP) which is administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Canney urges applications for fisheries jobs

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Funding for up to 40 fisheries’ officer positions, that will be recruited across six river basin districts by Inland Fisheries Ireland, have been approved and applications for the posts are now being sought.

Strand Boardwalk Project fails to meet criteria for funding

A funding application for the council's controversial €1 million boardwalk project has been rejected by Fáilte Ireland, councillors heard at Monday's meeting of the Athlone Municipal District.

Galway business secures funding boost through Linked Finance

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Linked Finance, Ireland’s leading peer-to-peer online lending company, is delighted to announce that Beechlawn Organic farm, a business based in Ballinasloe will shortly secure funding of a loan of €20,000 via the Linked Finance platform. The business, which specialises in organic fruit and vegetables, will now invest the money in further development of the packing and office facilities, a down payment on a new refrigerated delivery van and a new computer for the office.

Innovative new investment opportunity with Mayo bike company

Over the last few years Mayo cycling company Electric Escapes has built a vibrant cycle tour business around the Great Western Greenway and other scenic cycling routes. A high national profile has ensured consistent growth and the business is now at a point of expansion. Ever enterprising, Paul Harmon the founder of Electric Escapes, is looking at a slightly alternative type of funding which offers opportunities to small local investors as well as a national and international audience.

€20 million sanctioned for Mayo’s regional and local roads

Funding totalling almost €20 million has been allocated to Mayo County Council under the 2011 regional and local roads scheme. The grant will supplement expenditure by the local authority from their own resources.

Cuts in grants to hurt Mayo sporting organisations

Mayo clubs and sporting groups will be feeling the pinch of the economic downturn this year with the news that that Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism will not be providing any funding through the sports capital grant programme in 2009. In 2008 at total of 28 groups in Mayo shared in a pot of €1,380,500 in funding for projects which spanned from €2,000 to All Stars Boxing Club in Ballinrobe to €250,000 which was given to the Connacht Branch of the Golfing Union of Ireland. In 2007 more than €2.5 million in grants was handed out around County Mayo.

Kilkenny community projects receive funding boost

The Community Foundation for Ireland has awarded grants to two community groups in Kilkenny.


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