Mayo Islands – A funding call for Rural Towns: closing date 31 March 2017

LEADER closed call for Sub Theme 1: Rural Towns.

Introduction: 

Mayo Local Action Group for LEADER invites Expression of interest of (EOI) under Objective 3 of the Local Development Strategy to support the regeneration of Rural Towns in County Mayo.

Funding under this call will be allocated to projects that support the enhancement of rural towns and contribute to making them a more attractive place to live, recreate and do business.

Attracting people and investment to town centres is key to the sustainability of rural areas. There are opportunities through LEADER to exploit our recovering economy to secure the regeneration of our towns and villages.                         

Overall budget:                           €276,520.00                       

What can be funded?                   

  1. Streetscape enhancement.
  2. Tidy Town initiatives.
  3. Maintenance/Restoration/Upgrade of built environment in town & villages.
  4. Development of recreational spaces (excluding playgrounds).

What can’t be funded?                

Projects with other sources of available funding.

Work that fall under the remit of Mayo County Council.

Who can be funded?                    

Community & voluntary groups and organisations in rural towns and villages.  Group of private sector interests but not considered secondary economic beneficiaries.                                                 

Levels of funding:                                          

Application Type Grant Rate Maximum Funding
Private 50% €20,000
Community 75% €20,000

Application process:                      There is a two stage process:

Stage 1: Complete the “Expression of Interest” form to determine if your proposal meets the objectives of the County Mayo Local Development Strategy and complies with the LEADER Programme guidelines.

Stage 2: Applications that are successful at Stage 1 will be invited to submit a full application with the required supporting documentation. Invitation to application stage does not mean that you will be awarded grant aid as it is a competitive process with limited funding.

Assessment Criteria Weighting
1 Compatibility with Local Development Strategy 20
2 Promoter Capacity 10
3 Financial Viability/Sustainability 15
4 Need and requirement for project 15
5 Innovative, environment and & climate change elements 10
6 Social/Cultural/Economic/ Environmental Impacts 20
7 Priority Area/Area of Disadvantage 10
Total Score 100
Note: A score of 65 is required to progress the project to approval stage. 1-6 must score 50% under each individual assessment criteria.

Proposed timeline:

Application process

EOI Stage 1                        

Rural Towns call opens on 16 February 2017

Closing date for EOI 31 March 2017

EOI applicants informed of outcomes

Application Form Stage 2            

Closing date for application form 31 July 2017

Evaluation Committee Assessment

Pobal article 48 checks and LAG decision

Contracts issued to Successful Applicants

Who do I contact?   On the Mayo Islands?

Company Name Email Phone
Comhar na nOiléan CTR fios@oileain.ie 099 750 96

Post Oifigeach Tograí in Iarthar Chorcaigh (21 uair) / Project Officer Job in West Cork (21 hours)

Tá post pháirt-aimseartha (21 uair sa tseachtain) mar Oifigeach Tograí/Tionscadail ar an gClár LEADER in Iarthar Chorcaigh á thairiscint ag Comhar na nOileán CTR. Beidh an té a cheapfar lonnaithe in Iarthar Chorcaigh agus is 9.00 r.n. go 5.00 i.n. na huaireanta oibre.

Beidh tuiscint ar shaol na tuaithe, agus ar shaol na n-oileán riachtanach freisin. Beidh Gaeilge labhartha agus scríofa usáideach don phost, chomh maith le taithí ag obair ar an gClár Forbartha Tuaithe (LEADER) agus le tionscnaimh Cuimsithe Sóisialta.

Fiosrúcháin trí ríomhphost amháin.

Is é 5pm 3ú Márta 2017 an sprioc dáta d’iarratais. Chun eolas ar dhualgaisí an Phost, a fháil cuir ríomhphost ag fios@oileain.ie roimh an 28ú Feabhra 2017.

Is fostóir comhionannais é Comhar na nOileán CTR

 

Comhar na nOileán CTR, is looking for a part-time Project Officer (21 hours per week) to work on the LEADER Programme in West Cork. The position will be based in the West Cork Area and the working hours will be from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Applicants should have a thorough understanding of rural & island communities, fluency in Irish desirable and have experience of working on the Rural Development Programme (LEADER), and on Social Inclusion initiatives.

Enquires by email only.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on the 3rd March 2017. For a job description pack please contact fios@oileain.ie before 28th February 2017.

Comhar na nOileán CTR is an equal opportunities employer.

Mayo Islands – A funding call for Tourism Accommodation & Ancillary Services: closing date 24th February 2017

Mayo Islands – A funding call for Tourism Accommodation & Ancillary Services – Closing date 24th February 2017

Estimated Accommodation Funding Call Timeline:

January 30th   

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February:

Letter to existing accommodation EOIs Re: Funding call criteria & additional information form will be sent to current submitted EOIs.

Closing Date for receipt of complete Expression of Interest (EOI) and Tourism Accommodation Funding Call Information Form. (24 Feb 2017) 

March:

Decision on EOI by post or email (31 March 2017)

April:

Meet Project Officer and prepare application. 4 months to develop application and business plan.

August:

Closing date for Accommodation Funding Call applications.

September:

Competitive Project Evaluation based on the criteria set out in this document. Mayo Local Action Group Decision on Accommodation Funding Call.

October:

Successful promoters Sign Funding Contracts.

Mayo Local Action Group (Mayo LAG) are now advertising our Tourism Accommodation Funding Call. This Funding Call falls under the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014 – 2020.

A total €350,000 will be awarded under this funding call. Details of the grant rates available are in the table below. This funding call is not limited to large applications seeking the maximum grant rate. Smaller projects may also apply.

The call sets out to encourage innovation and support the sustainable development of tourism accommodation and accommodation experiences throughout Mayo.

Tourism Accommodation Grant rates:

Applicant Type Grant Rate Max Grant Amount
Private

 

Private Applications on Islands

 

50%

€50,000

 

€62,500

Community

 

Community Applications on Islands

 

75%

€50,000

 

€62,500

Accommodation Funding Call Criteria

Applications for funding under this Call must clearly demonstrate the capacity of the proposed accommodation project to deliver on the following six development outcomes:

  1. Innovation and new tourism product development:

Will the proposed investment by Mayo LAG deliver new accommodation experiences for which there is demonstrable visitor demand? One of the objectives of this funding call is to be a catalyst for the development of new and preferably innovative accommodation experiences.

  1. Accommodation Gaps: Will the project fill an accommodation gap / need in the area, increasing visitor capacity overall and distributing visitor traffic and spend?
  1. Benefits to environment: Does the project offer more sustainable visitor accommodation solutions to the benefit of environmental assets underpinning tourism in the area?
  1. Increasing visitor spend: Will the proposed development lead to an increase in the number of international and domestic visitors to the tourism business or to the length of time they spend in the surrounding area? What is the likely impact of that increase in terms of additional visitor spending in the area?
  1. Creation of employment opportunities in tourism and hospitality: Will the proposed development directly or indirectly create or sustain employment in the area? 
  1. Financial sustainability: Will the proposed development be capable of generating or otherwise covering reinvestment requirements into the future and be financially sustainable?

Applicants for funding under this Call must complete and submit;

1) An Expression of Interest Form (EOI)

2) Tourism Accommodation Funding Call Information Form.

If you have already submitted an Expression of Interest, you need only complete and submit the Tourism Accommodation Funding Call Information Form.

Ineligible Accommodation Projects

1 Accommodation based in the town planning areas of Claremorris, Ballinrobe, Ballina, Castlebar and Westport. Please contact your Local Development Company if you are unsure about the location of your project.
2 Hotels
3 New build accommodations including B&B, Self-catering and Hostels


Important Project Considerations

1 Planning permission is a funding requirement. We advise all applicants to have a preplanning guidance meeting with their local Mayo County Council planner.
2 Any project which may cause displacement of existing accommodation providers may not be funded.
3 Applicants that are not tax compliant are not eligible and applicants will be required to demonstrate evidence of tax compliance at application stage.
4 Applicants that are not in a position to establish that they either (a) own the project site or (b) have the right to undertake the proposed project on the identified site may not be funded.

Oileáin Dhún na nGall: Glaochanna oscailte go dtí 31 Eanáir 2017 / Donegal Islands: Calls open until 31 January 2017

Glaochanna oscailte go dtí 31 Eanáir 2017 / Calls open until 31 January 2017

Forbairt Eacnamaíochta Tuaithe, Forbairt Fiontair & Cruthú Fostaíochta – Bailte Tuaithe

Target Call – Economic, Enterprise Development & Job Creation

Budget / Buiséad

Grant Ceiling / Uasmhéid deontais

Forbairt ar thimpeallacht an Chuain/Cladaigh; Tá deis iarrataisí a dhéanamh ar dheontaisí beaga chun mion-fhorbairtí thimpeall ar chuanta, cladaigh, (lena n-áirítear áiseanna oiliúna), do spóirt uisce agus turasóireachta, trealamh chun cur le turasóireacht mara cosúil le táblaí picnic, trealaimh le haghaidh spóirt uisce, fiontair ar nós tumadóireacht, seoltóireacht  & srl.

Harbour Development; small capital projects to enhance the marine environment.

€10,000 €5,000
Aireamh Sóisialta
Cumas eagraíochtaí pobail nó fiontair shóisialta a leathnú agus a fhorbairt ag deileáil le riachtanaisí mar a thagann siad chun cinn.  Forbairt áiseanna pobail uile-úsáid nó Ionaid Fiontraíochta, Áiseanna  Spóirt & Caitheamh Aimsire & srl. Úsáid a bhaint as pointí fócais pobail i.e. áiseanna pobail, leabharlanna, fiontair shóisialta, áiseanna  digiteacha & srl.

Community Space and Infrastructure; To develop community space & infrastructure within the Islands that will ensure better access for all services for hard to reach communities

€35,713 €20,000
Tacaíochtaí áineasa

Forbairt a dhéanamh ar bhonneagar sóisialta agus cultúrtha i bpobail tuaithe ar nós áiseanna caitheamh aimsire agus fóillíochta lena n-áirítear páirceanna uile-aimsire imeartha, Gyms lasmuigh & srl; uasghrádú áiseanna pobail atá ann faoi láthair

Recreational Supports

Working with key stakeholders provide social and cultural infrastructure in rural communities such as recreational and leisure facilities including all-weather playing pitches, outdoor adult gyms etc. upgrade  existing community facilities /provide new community facilities including community centres in rural areas where there are currently none.

€20,000
Rannpháirtíocht sa saol Digiteach;

Iarrtar iarrataisí ‘sna réimsí seo a leanas mar shampla;

scileanna digiteacha a sholáthar do dhaoine óga, oiliúint digiteach margaíochta do ghnólachtaí traidisiúnta, e-scileanna bunúsacha le haghaidh tascanna riachtanacha laethúil, scileanna meán sóisialta, & srl.

Participation Digital Society; Provide specific digital skills training for hard to reach communities ranging from programming skills for young people, digital marketing training for traditional businesses, basic eSkills for essential daily tasks, social media skills, on-line marketing etc.

€5,000 €2,000
Tacaíocht a thabhairt do ghníomhaíochtaí a bhuanaíonn an teanga mar theanga pobail, tré imeachtaí sóisialta, chultúrtha & eacnamaíochta. Tacaíocht a thabhairt do ghníomhaíochtaí pleanála teanga ar na hOileáin.

To support activities that enhances the use of Irish as a living language through which communities can engage in social, cultural and economic activities.

€5,000 €2,500
Dul i ngleic le dúshláin shonracha oileánda ar nós na costais mhéadaithe iompair; tacú le fás eacnamaíochta na nOileáin & srl.

Addressing Island Coastal Challenges; Support projects that overcome and address specific island challenges such as the increased costs of transportation; and which can promote coastal economic growth. Upgrading of tourism services, eco-tourism projects, niche tourism or adding value to accommodation facilities.

€40,000 €20,000
An Oíge Tuaithe/ Rural Youth
Áiseanna Áineasa & Sóisialta don Óige

Tacú le hinfheistíocht i seirbhísí agus áiseanna do dhaoine óga, ar nós clubanna, caiféanna óige agus áiseanna caithimh aimsire, tacú le tionscnaimh forbartha don óige agus rannpháirtíocht an óige a fheabhsú. Meantóireacht, oiliúint, oiliúint d’oibrithe deonacha

Social & Recreational Facilities for young people

Support investment in services and facilities for young people, such as clubs, youth cafés and recreation facilities. Fund youth development initiatives and enhance youth participation in disadvantaged areas. Mentoring, training, training for volunteers.

€10,000 €7,000
An Timpeallacht Tuaithe / Rural Environment
Cosaint ár n-acmhainní Uisce/Mara

Tacú le tionscnaimh a dhéanann chosaint ar ár n-acmhainní mara nádúrtha, bainistiú inbhuanaithe na gceantar cois cósta agus an ghéilleagar gorm a fhorbairt, cosaint a thabhairt d’áiteachta atá I mbaol creimithe & cur chun cinn tionscnaimh eco-chairdiúil bainistiú dramhaíola agus cur i bhfeidhm pleananna bainistíochta trá.

Protection & Sustainable Use of Water – Coastal Protection

Support initiatives that protect the natural marine resource, ensure the sustainable management of coastal areas and further develop the blue economy e.g. community led coastal erosion prevention or defense; promotion of eco-friendly initiatives for waste disposal in coastal areas or development and implementation of beach management plans.

€11,509 €7,000
Bithéagsúlachta Áitiúil-Buntáistí timpeallachta & comhshaoil

Tacú le tionscnaimh a a spreagann pobail an timpeallacht a fheabhsú, féilte a thaispeánann áilleacht na nOileáin e.g. féilte bia, imeachtaí mara, imeachtaí fiadhúlra & srl.

LOCAL BIODIVERSITY – Value Environment Benefits

Support initiatives that encourage communities to develop more attractive areas to include the development of festivals that showcase the Islands e.g. food festivals, marine & water based events, wildlife events & srl.

€10,000 €5,000

Ta orainn 40% de na tograí a mhaoinítear in aghaidh na bliana a bheith mar ghlaochanna dúnta, am-theoranta.  Is iad seo atá sonraithe thuas na glaochanna do 2016/2017. Tá réimsí eile maoinithe oscailte nó rolach.  Má tá suim agat in aon cheann de na glaochanna thuas-luaite, cuir glaoch orainn nó líon amach foirm Léirithe Spéise.

Cineál Togra/Type Cineál Iarrthóir Uasmhéid Deontas Ráta
Infheistíocht & tacaíochtaí eile (caipitil, fearas, margaíocht, beochan) Príobháideach 50%
Pobail 75%
Pobal faoi Sheirbhísí Bunúsacha dírithe ar phobail atá scoite amach 90%
Anailís & Forbairt Príobháideach 75%
Pobail 90%
Traenáil Duine Aonarach, Gnó nó Pobail 100%
Tionscnaimh oiliúna speisialaithe, agus / nó ar fud an chontae 100%

Tábhachtach:  Tabhair faoi deara gur b’iad seo na huasmhéid deontais is féidir a fháil. I gcásanna áirithe beidh an ráta níos lú, mar shampla nuair atá:

  • scéimeanna eile deontais ar fáil do thograí chomhionann.
  • an buiséad LEADER ag ísliú de réir a bheidh an clár ag dul ar aghaidh.

Costaisí nach bhfuil incháilithe:

x  Caipitil  Reatha Oibre (lena n-áirítear stoc, costaisí reatha agus CBL athéilimhe)

x  Mótarfheithiclí  (lena n-áirítear gluaisteáin, veaineanna agus busanna)

x  Táillí Iarratais phleanála

x  Costaisí Árachais

x  Iasachtaí nó léasanna

An-Tábhachtach

Níl caiteachas atá déanta cheana féin incháilithe do mhaoiniú.

Déan teagmháil le Comhar na nOileán

Ár Suíomh Idirlíon:                                         www.oileain.ie

Seol Ríomhphost:                                            fios@oileain.ie

Glaoigh ar an bPríomh Oifig:                      099 75096

Scríobh chugainn:                                            Inis Oírr, Oileáin Árann, Co. na Gaillimhe.

Cas lenár nOifigí Tionscadail

Mary Lavelle,

F: 087 2872 929                                  R: mary@oileain.ie

Joe Ó Curraoin

F: 087 2212 135                                  R: joe@oileain.ie

Lean muid ar Facebook

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comharnanoilean

Iarthar Chorcaí: Glaochanna oscailte go dtí 31 Eanáir 2017 / West Cork: Calls open until 31 January 2017

Rural Tourism

1.1 Rural Tourism Animation and Technical Assistance

  • A Call to Develop Tourism Business Hubs at Strategic Locations e.g Castletownbere, Bantry, Budget available €47,398.

Smaller hubs on the Islands e.g Bere Island, Cape Clear, Sherkin €20,314.

1.2 Rural Tourism Capacity Building/Training/Mentoring

  • A call for training, mentoring, capacity building initiatives e.g. Digital, New Media, Marketing and Promotion, Feasibility Studies, New product development. Funding available between €5,000-€15,000 per initiatives.

Enterprise

2.1 Enterprise Development Animation & Technical Assistance

  • A call for assistance in developing plans for range of supports e.g. development of incubation hubs, project development, cluster activities for small enterprises, social enterprise, farm diversification, diversification of fishing sector. Budget available €67,712.

2.2 Enterprise Capacity Building, Training & Mentoring

  • A call for training, mentoring, capacity building initiatives e.g. Various skills and capacity, Social Enterprise ideas and skills, Re-skilling, New Technologies, Marketing and Promotion, Feasibility Studies, New product development. Funding available between €5,000-€15,000 per initiative.

Rural Towns

3.1 Rural Towns Animation & Technical Assistance

  • A call for technical assistance for the development of initiatives which include Streetscape enhancement, tidy town initiatives, development of markets. Budget available €16,928.

3.2 Rural Towns capacity building, Training and Mentoring

  • A call for training, mentoring, capacity building for the development and enhancement of Festivals. Budget available €16,928.

Social Inclusion

5.1 Animation & Technical Assistance for the provision of Basic Services

  • A call for assistance with a range of projects to include Education projects, Health Projects, the Development and Provision of Social Amenities, Recreational Amenities, Retail and Financial Services, and personal support services. Available budget €90,282. Funding available between €5,000-10,000 per initiative.

5.2 Capacity Building, Training and Mentoring for the Provision of Basic Services

  • A call for assistance for the provision basic services that include but not limited too; community leadership training, corporate governance, community relationship building, mental health and well-being, the development of multi-functional spaces and community infrastructure. Available budget €90,292. Funding available between €5,000-10,000 per initiative.

5.3 Capital & Collaborative Investments for the Provision of Basic Services

  • A call for the development, enhancement and maintenance of community assets and services that includes but not limited too; Community halls, toilet facilities, improved access, mixed use community hubs, communities amenities and initiatives that promoter community pride, heritage and culture. Available budget €180,564. Mainland budget available €126,395.  Island budget available €54,170.  Funding available between €10,000-20,000 per initiative.

Rural Youth

6.1 Animation & Technical Assistance for Rural Youth

  • Technical assistance/Animation for the setting up or supporting of Youth Café’s/Clubs, Youth Entrepreneurship programmes, sports, recreation initiatives, Arts initiatives and general youth development. Available budget €60,188.  Funding of €1,500 – €3,000 per initiative.

6.2 Capacity Building, Training and Mentoring for Rural Youth

  • A call for assistance for the provision of training, capacity building, mentoring for initiatives such as; Youth volunteer recruitment and retention programmes, Youth project management skills, Youth entrepreneurship, Social enterprises. Available budget €60,188. Funding available between €1,500-5,000 per initiative.

6.3 Capital & Collaborative Investments for Rural Youth

  • A call for the development, enhancement and maintenance of multi-use facilities in 2 catchment areas & Islands; Available budget €120,376. Mainland budget available €84,263.  Island budget available €36,113.  Funding available between €7,000-20,000 per initiative.

Cruinnithe Eolais Oileáin Dhún na nGall / Information Meetings Donegal Islands ~ LEADER 2014-2020

Beidh foirmeacha Léiriú Spéise ar fáil ar an oíche.

Expression of Interest Forms will be available on the night.

  • Cultúrlann Árainn Mhóir – Dé Luain 10/10/16 @ 19:00
  • An Chrannóg, Gaoth Dobhair* – Dé Máirt 11/10/16 @ 19:00 *Na hOileáin Bheaga amháin*
  • Ionad Lae, Oileán Thoraí – Dé Céadaoin 12/10/16 @ 19:00

Bígí linn.

Imeachtaí comhairliúcháin pobail do ghrúpaí pobail, coistí áitiúla & eagraíochtaí deonacha i nGaeltacht na Gaillimhe

4 Samhain 2015         An Cheathrú Rua                                                             8.00pm

5 Samhain 2015         An Chrannóg, Rosmuc                                                    6.00pm

5 Samhain 2015         Ionad Pobal Cill Chiaráin                                              8.00pm

9 Samhain 2015         Oifigí C.D.S. Cornamóna /Mám                                     8.00pm

10 Samhain 2015       Arus Uilinn, Moycullen                                                   6.00pm

10 Samhain 2015       Baile Chlár na Gaillimhe                                                8.00pm

11 Samhain 2015       Seanscoil na gCailíní,An Spidéal                                  8.00pm

12 Samhain 2015       Oifigí Comhar Chuigeal, Ceantair na nOileán         8.00pm

Tá socrú déanta ag Comhar na nOileán, GRD agus Comhairle Contae na Gaillimhe an clár LEADER 2014-2020 a sheachadadh ar na hOileáin & i nGaeltacht na Gaillimhe de réir an pholasaí atá leagtha síos ag an Rialtas. Mar chuid den phróiseas comhairliúcháin seo, tá muid ag bualadh leis na Pobail & na Comharchumainn lena chinntiú go bhfuil na príomhachtaí atá agaibh clúdaithe inár bplean gníomhaíochta. Beidh muid ag bualadh le coistí a bhfuil baint acu le forbairt pobail san gceantair, ag na h-amanna thuas.

 

Community consultation events for community groups, local committees & voluntary organisations on the Donegal Islands / Imeachtaí comhairliúcháin pobail do ghrúpaí pobail, coistí áitiúla & eagraíochtaí deonacha ar Oileáin Dhún na nGall

LEADER 2014 – 2020

Tá Comhar na nOileán Teo ag iarradh bualadh le Pobail Oileáin Dhún na nGall chun fáil amach cé na tograí a mbeadh siad ag iarradh a chur chun tosaigh don chéad Chlár LEADER eile.   Tá fáilte roimh chuile dhuine a bheidh ag iarradh labhairt linn.

Máirt 13ú           Deireadh Fómhair          Oileán Árainn Mhóir,

                                  Ionad an Chroisbhealagh                        7.00pm

 Céadaoin 14ú  Deireadh Fómhair         Oileán Thoraigh,

                                Comharchumann                              7.00pm

 Deardaoin 15ú Deireadh Fómhair An Chrannóg,

                         Comharchumann na nOileán Bheaga, Doirí Beaga 11.00am

Taobh amuigh de na huaire thuasluaite beidh muid ag bualadh le daoine aonair príobháideacha as na hOileáin. Cuir glaoch ar an oifig ag 099-75096 le coinne a dhéanamh.

Beidh deis ag gach oileán agus pobal a gcuid riachtanais agus smaointe  do thionscadail áitiúla pobal agus tionscadail phríobháideacha a chuir san áireamh don Chlár Nua. 

Tuile eolas ar fháil ó:

Comharchumann na nOileáin Bheaga 074 95 32571

Comharchumann Thoraigh 074 91 35502

Comharchumann Oileán Árainn Mhór 074 95 20533

Comharchumann Forbartha agus Fostaíochta Árainn Mhóir 074 95 20024

Comhar na nOileán Teo   099 75096

 

 

Straitéis Forbartha Áitiúil don Chlár LEADER 2014-2020

Ba mhaith le Comhar na nOileán a chur in iúl go bhfuil an chéad dréacht don Straitéis don Chlár Forbartha Áitiúil curtha i dtoll a chéile le LCDC Chontae na Gaillimhe, An Comhairle Contae, Comhlacht Forbartha Tuaithe na Gaillimhe agus le tacaíocht ó Údarás na Gaeltachta.  Clúdaíonn sé seo an Contae ar fad agus san áireamh anseo tá Ceantar Bhardas Chonamara ar a n-áirítear na hOileáin agus Gaeltacht na Gaillimhe.

Tá Comhar na nOileán ag déanamh éilimh ar an gclár a sheachadadh ar na hOileáin mar a rinne siad mar Chomhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann riamh anall ó 1994  agus i nGaeltacht na Gaillimhe ó 2012.

Tá Comhar na nOileán i dteagmháil rialta leis na Comharchumainn agus na Coistí Aitiúla Pobail, fud fad oileán na hÉireann, lena chinntiú go bhfuil tosaíochta na nOileán agus na Gaeltachta chun tosaigh sa gClár nua.

Tá riachtanaísí Oileáin Mhaigh Eo pléite leis na pobail agus beidh Comhar na nOileán ar Oileáin Chorcaigh an tseachtain seo.  Tá cruinniú le Pobal Oileán Chléire ag an 8 a chlog, De Máirt an 29ú Meán Fómhair.  Tá cruinnithe beartaithe d’Oileáin Dhún na nGall ar an 13ú & an 14ú Deireadh Fómhair. Tá cruinnithe oileáin na Gaillimhe agus an Ghaeltacht leanúnach.

Chun aon eolas breise a fháil glaoigh ar Phríomh-Oifig Comhar na nOileán in Inis Oírr ag 099 75096.

Community consultation events for community groups, local committees & voluntary organisations on the Cork Islands / Imeachtaí comhairliúcháin pobail do ghrúpaí pobail , coistí áitiúla & eagraíochtaí deonacha ar Oileáin Chorcaigh

LEADER 2014 – 2020

The Local Community Development Committee (Cork County Council),

and Comhar na nOileán Teo are putting together a county strategy for the LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020.

Community consultation events for community groups, local committees & voluntary organisations are taking place throughout September on the Cork Islands.

Tue     Sept 29          Oileán Chléire/Cape Clear/Ionad Pobail              8.00pm

Wed    Sept 30          Sherkin Island, Community Centre                       8.00pm

Thurs Oct 01            Bere Island, Community Centre                              8.00pm

(Outside of the above times we will meet with private individuals on the    Islands. We will be on all 3 Islands for a number of hours each day and will be free to meet with individuals and groups.)

 The Small Cork Islands of Heir, Long, Whiddy, and Dursey are welcome to attend any of the above meetings but please call if you want to meet us outside of the above times and it will be arranged.

Every Island and community will have the opportunity to have its needs and ideas for local community projects and private projects included in the community element of the Local Development Strategy for the Cork Islands.

Beidh deis inchur agus plé a dhéanamh tré Ghaeilge ‘sna Ceantair Ghaeltachta agus beidh daoine ar fáil chun freastal ar phobal na Gaeilge.

Everyone is welcome to attend / Tá fáilte roimh chách

 Look out for detailed information in your local parish notes, weekly newspapers, local radio and online

For further information contact:

Bere Islands Project Group          027-75099

Comharchumann Chléire            028-39119

Comhar na nOileán Teo               099 75096