Fishing communities being urged to feed into new EU funded development strategy

Kate Burns
Kate Burns

People in small fishing communities in Donegal are being asked to feed in to a BIM project to improve the economy and preserve the culture of those communities.

Over the next eight weeks, a strategy is being prepared for Donegal which will identify projects to be receive EU funding through BIM.

A series of meetings is taking place around the county over the coming weeks, the firt of them tonight
in Dunfanaghy.

South Donegal based consultant Kate Burns is drawing up the strategy. She says it's the first time such a programme has offered by the EU, and it's important that fishing communities feed into the planning stages to ensure the strategy is right...........

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Information and Ideas Meetings Will be Held on the following dates

  • 19th April Heritage Centre, Dunfanaghy 8pm
  • 3rd   May inver Community Centre 8pm
  • 7th   May Burtonport Communty Centre 8pm
  • 9th   May Carandonagh Colgan Hall 8pm

Date and time of Carrigart meeting to be confirmed.