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March 2019

Diaspora Engagement Strategy

By | News

diasporaUnder the Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy project three partner counties are producing Diaspora engagement strategies. The Strategies will include local and regional actions.

Connecting Leitrim’s Global Community is Leitrim’s Diaspora strategy 2019-2023.

The strategy sets out a vision to- Connect our Global Community to celebrate, sustain and develop Leitrim. It sets out a number of aims to increase engagement with Leitrim’s Diaspora to bring investment into the county, bring people back to Leitrim, and reach out to those abroad.

The full strategy can be found here: Connecting Leitrim’s Global Community 2019-2023

Growing a Sustainable Energy Region Workshop

By | Events

The Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy Project in collaboration with IT Sligo will host a facilitated event on growing a sustainable energy region. Across the counties of Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon and Cavan there are 14 Sustainable Energy Communities (SECs) on the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) network. We aim to bring the SECs from across the region together to explore opportunities and challenges. This event will build networks, identify areas of collaboration and explore future regional projects.

Speakers on the evening will include Caoimhe McCarthy – SEAI, John Mannion – Mohill SEC, Mel Gavin – IT Sligo – SEAI SEC Mentor for the Border & Dublin Region and Joe Lowe – Head of Enterprise with Leitrim County Council

Admission is free but booking is essential. Click here for tickets 

A full programme can be found here: Growing Sustainable Region Programme

Queries to Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy Project usefe@leitrimcoco.ie