€1.7m cut from Leader

Nearly €2m has been cut from Leader funding in Co Longford.

Nearly €2m has been cut from Leader funding in Co Longford.

The matter was addressed by Cllr PJ Reilly (FF) during last week’s local authority meeting at council headquarters, when the local area representative put forward a Notice of Motion “condeming” Minister Phil Hogan’s decision to cut €1.7m from the Rural Development Fund Programme. “It is an absolute disgrace and nobody knew”.