Minister Deenihan announced local authority funding for diaspora strategy

Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan Kerry County Council and local authorities around the country will be able to avail of up to €10,000 in funding to invest in developing their diaspora engagement strategy. The funding has been made available through the Local Diaspora Engagement Fund and was announced in Dublin during the week by Minister for the Diaspora and Kerry North TD Jimmy Deenihan. Minister Deenihan also announced the creation of a Local Diaspora Strategy Development Fund in 2016. He said the new initiatives will built on the objectives of Global Irish – Ireland’s Diaspora Policy.