DEPUTIES Patrick O’Donovan and Dan Neville have welcomed approval of €394,146 under the Rural Development Programme for Fedamore Community Hall and Doon Community Council.
Ballyhoura Development has approved funding of €194,146 for the refurbishment of Fedamore hall, and €200,000 to refurbish the community centre in Doon.
Welcoming the announcement, Mr Neville said: “These projects will be of immense benefit to Fedamore and Doon. I know they will improve the quality of life and will strengthen the social and economic fabric for all the areas inhabitants.”
Meanwhile, Mr O’Donovan says he is delighted that the government is ensuring targeted funding like LEADER funding is focused on the development of micro-enterprises, rural services, rural recreation and rural tourism.
“It is hoped that the programme will lead to sustainable development, which in turn will ensure prosperity for the rural areas,” he said.