Minister Humphreys and Fáilte Ireland announce €3.2 million in funding for outdoor recreational amenities
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D., has announced almost €3.2 million in funding for 173 projects under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.
The scheme provides funding for the development, promotion and maintenance of outdoor amenities such as trails, walkways, cycleways, and blueways.
The funding announced, under Measure 1 of the Scheme, will support small-scale local projects with funding of up to €20,000 each.
It is being announced in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, who are co-funding the projects with the Department of Rural and Community Development.
Further announcements in respect of medium and large scale projects under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, with funding of up to €200,000 and €500,000 respectively for each project, will be made at a later stage.