€380,000 for Co Leitrim

Minister confirms recipients of Town and Village Renewal Scheme in Co Leitrim

Leonie McKiernan

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Minister for Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys

Confirmation has been published of the eight towns and villages set to benefit from the Town and Village Renewal Scheme in Co Leitrim.

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has released a list of 170 towns and villages across Ireland who will receive a share of the €10m fund.

An allocation of €380,000 has been made available in each of the 26 counties for Town and Village renewal projects. The works had been outlined by Leitrim County Council in July this year, but these have now been officially confirmed. In Co Leitrim, the allocations are as follows:

- Drumshanbo  €40,000 for works on the access road to the Food Hub.
- Manorhamilton €65,000 for the realignment of car park, footpaths, landscaping and works on upgrading roads.
- Kinlough €40,000 for the installation of a footpath to the Sensory Community Garden
- Mohill €40,000 for the extension of footpaths in the town.
- Drumkeeran  €30,000 for refurbishment works on the village Enterprise Centre.
- Carrigallen €30,000 for the provision of a car park at the Corn Mill Theatre.
- Carrick-on-Shannon €65,000 for works on Town Park and on the provision of lighting for events.
- Ballinamore €70,000 for the upgrading of the building housing the Tourism and Angling Hub and the provision of a walking trail.