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What's the Big Idea ? Fáilte Ireland Festival Funding

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Do you have an exciting idea for a new festival or participative event? Will it attract overseas tourists to Ireland? Fáilte Ireland wants to hear from you!

They are looking for innovative and imaginative ideas that have the potential to become part of Ireland’s exciting festivals and events calendar. Fáilte Ireland wants vibrant festivals and participative events that will attract overseas visitors to Ireland.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday June 7th at 12 noon.


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.