Mid Tipp project awarded more than €160,000 funding

Significant funding has been awarded to a community project in Mid Tipp.

The Cottage Community Shop and Tea rooms in Loughmore have been allocated €161,154 under the LEADER programme towards the project – which is 90% funding.

The council will also contribute , while the community themselves are raising €30,000 for the tea rooms.

Cllr Noel Coonan has welcomed the funding, for what he describes as a vital project for the area…