Written answers

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Department of Rural and Community Development

Regeneration Projects

Photo of Joe McHughJoe McHugh (Donegal, Fine Gael)
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1948. To ask the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of each individual project approved under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund in County Donegal in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 including; the grant approved for each project; the current status of each project; the completion date for each project; if the funding has been drawn down from her Department for each project in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19680/22]

Photo of Heather HumphreysHeather Humphreys (Cavan-Monaghan, Fine Gael)
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The Rural Regeneration and Development Fund provides funding for the development and construction of capital projects in towns and villages and rural areas across Ireland. To date, €277 million has been approved for 191 projects costing over €375 million.

In January 2022, I announced funding of €24.5 million for 27 projects from the third call to for Category 2 applications to the RRDF, including two projects located in Donegal.  

I announced the opening of the fourth call for Category 1 applications in under the Fund in December 2021. The closing date for applications is 29th April 2022.  A guidance document and application form relating to the call can be accessed on my Department's website.

The table below sets out the details requested by the Deputy.


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