Council must provided matching funds to ensure Letterkenny receives EU grants – Shiels


Letterkenny is set to receive two million euro under the Designated Urban Centres Grants Scheme, but only if a similar amount is provided by Donegal County Council.

The scheme envisages investments in Irish urban centres to the order of €80 million over the next five years.

The scheme is backed by European Regional Development Fund, but only if matching funding is provided by the local authority.

Councillor Dessie Shiels says it's vital that Donegal County Council does so............