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Town and Village Renewal Scheme - where the money went in Galway

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

More than 170 towns and villages benefit from funding under €10m Town and Village Renewal Scheme – Minister Humphreys Press Release 

This is an extract from the Press release sent out by The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD. 

The Minister announced on November 4th  that  " 172 towns and villages across the country are set to benefit from €10 million in funding under the 2016 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which she launched in August.

Funding awarded to each individual town and village under the 2016 scheme ranges from €17,000 to €100,000. The funding is being used for a wide variety of projects, identified by Local Authorities in conjunction with local community groups and businesses, including improving playgrounds and footpaths, tourism amenities, public art pieces and a wide range of works to improve the streetscape and public realm of towns and villages nationwide, to help make them more attractive and more sustainable places in which to live and work."

Funding is being allocated to Local Authorities to meet up to 85% of the total cost of each project.  This is the allocation for Galway







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