Ballina, Co. Mayo, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and Rathkeale, Co. Limerick are being given €88000 each as part of the RAPID scheme
(Revitalising Areas by Planning Investment and Development)
The total €440,000 is to come form the Dormant Accounts Funding
The Dormant Accounts legislation targets three broad categories of persons for support from the Dormant Accounts Fund:
• those affected by economic and social disadvantage;
• those affected by educational disadvantage; and
• persons with a disability
RAPID (Revitalising Areas by Planning Investment and Development) is a focused initiative designed to prioritise and target Government expenditure on the most concentrated centres of disadvantage in the country.