Cross-border Orchestra gets €85k in LEADER funding
The Cross-Border Orchestra of Ireland has emerged as the big winner in the latest round of Louth LEADER funding. The orchestra has been awarded €85,901 for a programme to provide ensemble music tuition to young musicians in the county.
Deputy Fergus O'Dowd welcomed the news that a further €208,658 has been awarded to successful Louth Leader Projects in the county.
Other projects which will benefit from the funding Richard McGuinness of Richardstown, Dromiskin who has been awarded €59,430 towards the purchase of a biomass fuel burner and associated equipment for woodchip production. Dundalk Chamber of Commerce received €4,136 towards the cost of organising a cross border tourism conference to be held between April 2019 and April 2020.
A grant of €17,043 was awarded to Dundalk Media Centre for a digital sound desk for Dundalk FM.
Carlingford Heritage Office has been awarded €9,023 towards the installation of solar panels.
The Turas Counselling Centre is getting €10,680 for a feasibility study and Louth Tidy Towns Together has been awarded €8,906 to appoint a consultant to draw up a development plan.