The conference will be held on 17th September 2014 in the Villa Rose Hotel, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal.
About the Project
Donegal County Council and its project partners are currently in the process of completing the River Links Project.
The Project is supported by the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Programme.
The project aims to encourage rural development between East Donegal and West Tyrone.
The project partners are Strabane District Council and BASICC (Ballybofey & Stranorlar Integrated Community Company Ltd).
Specific outputs of the Project include the following:
Construction of the Community Enterprise Centre, Stranorlar
Clady Village and Bridge Improvements
The Foyle Wetlands Project
Foyle & Finn Rural Network
About the Conference
The conference will showcase the outputs of the River Links Project.
It will also provide an opportunity to hear about a range of successful initiatives developed in rural areas on the Island of Ireland and how a rural location can be a major advantage.
The conference will focus on four main themes:
• ICT as an Economic Driver
• Tourism Product Development
• Economic Development
• Village Renewal
This conference will be of relevance to anyone active or interested in rural development, tourism and business.
There will be wide range of speakers from the business and community as well as public sector organisations.
Guest speakers will include:
John McNamara – Sendmode, Co. Donegal
Darren Nugent – Pokertree Brewing Company, Co. Tyrone
Suzanne O’Brien – Mulranny Park Hotel, Co. Mayo
Valerie Blake – Broughshane & District Community Association Limited, Co. Antrim
This conference will be a free event however places are limited so please register now Event Brite, http://goo.gl/2OYBT6 to secure your place.
Closing date for registration is Friday 5th September 2014.
For more details on the conference please contact the River Links Project Team:
Charlene Curran – Clerical Officer – firstname.lastname@example.org
+353 (0)74 97 25305
Martin McAndrew – Project Manager – email@example.com
+353 (0)74 97 40388
Twitter – twitter.com/River_Links