Senator Frank Feighan has congratulated Arigna Mining Experience which is among thirteen organisations nationwide awarded a total value of €65,000 under the Geopark Grant Scheme.
“This Geological Survey Ireland funding programme supports the development and publication of educational and outreach materials.
“The aim of the fund is to encourage the telling of the Irish geological story, improve the understanding of geoscience and to engage with groups throughout the country.
“This funding is also great recognition of the work invested by everybody involved in developing and promoting the Arigna Mining Experience”.
The funding was announced by Sean Canney TD, Minister of State for Natural Resources at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.