County Sligo LEADER Partnership Company Ltd.
Supporting Enterprise and Community of County Sligo

071 9141138
info@sligoleader.com

Rural Recreation

RDP – The Rural Development Programme provides grant assistance to support start up and expanding tourism and recreation businesses, including rural and agri tourism activities, walking water-based recreation and community tourism initiatives. Rates of aid available:



75% of capital costs to a maximum of €150,000
100% of training costs to a maximum of €150,000
75% (private enterprise) of research costs to a maximum of €30,000 90% (community enterprise) of research costs to a maximum of €30,000
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Rural Recreation and Walks Programme

The Rural Recreation Officer works with community groups and small business enterprises to access advice, support and funding for the development and improvement of recreational projects, activity tourism and related infrastructure.
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Community Tourism Initiative

Sligo LEADER Partnership, in conjunction with the Strandhill business community are rolling out a Community Tourism Initiative in the Strandhill – Coolera peninsula.

As part of the initative a tourism information office has opened in Strandhill and a tour bus is operating in the Strandhill Coolera peninsula.
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