Minister Michael Ring to launch LEADER Programme 2014-2020

Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring, will officially launch the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme at 7 pm on Thursday, 10th of November in Trinity Arts Centre, Castlerea.

  Under the Programme, funding of €250 million will be provided nationally with Roscommon successful in securing €8.8 million to support and facilitate the continued development of rural communities all over the county.

  Members of the Roscommon Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) who have responsibility for all decisions on the programme will be in attendance as will representatives from Roscommon County Council who is the Financial Partner. Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company (Implementing Partner) staff will also be in attendance to provide information and answer your questions. 

  LEADER is a funding initiative open to all! From community and voluntary groups to private individuals and small to medium enterprises, LEADER can offer grant aid and support to projects aiming to promote the quality of life and economic opportunities for Roscommon dwellers within the framework of the approved Local Development Strategy (LEADER Plan).

  For more information, please contact Roscommon LEADER Partnership on (090) 663 0252 or check out the website at