Guide to EU-funded projects
In Waterford, the EU has funded regeneration of Waterford city centre, a National Student Enterprise Awards prize for De La Salle College Waterford students’ KidsCode, as well as the South East Business Innovation Centre’s smart farming initiative.
Waterford City regeneration
Waterford City has been awarded €4m to regenerate its city centre.
The project aims to improve access and stimulate a new retail centre.
It will also prioritise sustainable modes of transport, including dedicated cycling lanes.
An all-weather space in the Apple Market will be developed for night time use. A pedestrianised retail area will be connected to the Viking Triangle.
EU has funded Mullingar Employment Action Group’s Crucial project, along with Geographical Infrastructure Solutions’ involvement in cloud computing, and new enhancement works in Mullingar.
Mullingar Employment Action Group was awarded over €277,000 for the Crucial Crowd Funding project, which is designed to inform all stakeholders who can benefit from this innovative means of funding business ventures. The project is gathering information on market conditions regarding the growth of crowd funding in certain countries and amalgamating this into a pan-European vision.
Wicklow and Carlow members of BirdWatch Ireland view a protected bird colony.