Letterkenny council seeks new funding opportunities

Letterkenny Town Council is to seek funding at both national and EU level in a bid to continue the urban renewal and regeneration work which has been going on in recent years.

Cllr Dessie Larkin moved three motions, one seeking to extend the recent Main Street improvements into the Lower Main Street Area, and another seeking to have the Gateway Innovation Fund reintroduced by the government.

Members decided that in acting on both proposals, they would also invite Environment Minister Phil Hogan to the town to see what work has been done already.

Meanwhile, Cllr Larkin says a County Council initiative to secure more EU funding could also provide new opportunities for the Town Council...................