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Deadline approaching for Fáilte Ireland funding scheme for private and community SMEs to develop regenerative tourism projects in Midlands

24 May 2024 Deadline approaching for Fáilte Ireland funding scheme for private and community SMEs to develop regenerative tourism projects in Midlands Fáilte Ireland’s Private and Community SME scheme for regenerative tourism projects closes on 30th June 2024. Scheme to deliver investment grant-aid for private and community-based micro enterprises and… Continue Reading Deadline approaching for Fáilte Ireland funding scheme for private and community SMEs to develop regenerative tourism projects in Midlands
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26 Town Centres awarded funding totalling €5 million under the Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme (THRIVE)

Twenty-six town centres are set to benefit from funding of up to €200K each under THRIVE , the Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme , awarded under Ireland’s two European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Regional Programmes.  THRIVE was developed by the Southern Regional Assembly and the Northern and Western Regional Assembly, working in close… Continue Reading 26 Town Centres awarded funding totalling €5 million under the Town Centre First Heritage Revival Scheme (THRIVE)
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Local projects in the Midlands to receive grants amounting to €18 million under EU Just Transition Fund programme

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, today announced the 15 projects in the Midlands that will receive grant awards amounting to €18 million from the EU Just Transition Fund (JTF) programme. Continue Reading Local projects in the Midlands to receive grants amounting to €18 million under EU Just Transition Fund programme
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infographic showing three of the winners from KWETB on the right, with the full name of the award and programme to the left. Below are the logos of the organisations involved- the Government of Ireland, European Union, Solas, and AONTAS.

Winners of the AONTAS Star Awards 2024

The ESF+ was thrilled to be at the AONTAS STAR awards 2024 in Croke Park on March 8th, an event showcasing talent and awarding recognition in adult education and training. The ESF+ once again sponsored a Special Recognition Award for an ESF initiative. Twenty-four nominees were shortlisted amongst five categories,… Continue Reading Winners of the AONTAS Star Awards 2024
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2024 REGIOSTARS competition open until 31 May

The 2024 REGIOSTARS competition is open for applications until 31 May The REGIOSTARS are Europe’s yearly awards for cohesion policy-funded projects that demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development. 2024 applications shall refer to a project that has received EU co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion… Continue Reading 2024 REGIOSTARS competition open until 31 May
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Minister O’Donnell announces launch of new €120m fund to renovate heritage buildings in town centres

THRIVE scheme offers local authorities up to €7m to renovate disused heritage buildings in cities, regional growth centres and key towns Initiative has potential to transform town centres across the regions supporting delivery of the Government’s Town Centre First Policy A new funding scheme under Ireland’s two European Regional Development Fund… Continue Reading Minister O’Donnell announces launch of new €120m fund to renovate heritage buildings in town centres
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EU co-funded allocation of €84 million to enhance Research and Innovation opportunities for TU sector

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD announced €84 million to enhance research and innovation opportunities for the Technological University sector. The programme will establish, equip, and staff regional research and innovation offices within TUs to enable deepened engagement with local and regional business,… Continue Reading EU co-funded allocation of €84 million to enhance Research and Innovation opportunities for TU sector
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