More than €37,000 in LEADER funding has been allocated to Kanturk Rugby Football Club by the North Cork Local Action Group (LAG) through it’s implementing partner IRD Duhallow to carry out repairs to the existing car park/driveway, North Cork Fine Gael Councillor John Paul O’Shea.
Welcoming the funding allocation, Cllr. O’Shea commented: “Kanturk Rugby Club is long-established and highly-respected sporting club in the North Cork area, dating back to 1927. I welcome the allocation of more than €37,000 for repairs to the car park and driveway at the club grounds and look forward to its completion.”
The North Cork Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), a committee of Cork County Council is the new LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) for North Cork. The group is managing the allocation of €5.1 million in LEADER funding across North Cork for the period 2016-2020.
The programme is being rolled out by a consortium of the North Cork LAG and the three local development companies operating in the North Cork Council division, namely Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG, Ballyhoura Development CLG and IRD Duhallow CLG.
The LEADER Programme supports local and community projects across a diverse range of themes including; Rural tourism, enterprise development, rural towns, access to broadband, basic services targeted at hard-to-reach communities, rural youth, protection and sustainable use of water resources, protection and improvement of local biodiversity, and development of renewable energy.
More detailed information is available at http://leadernorthcork.com/
The programme is co-financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.