2 million euro funding is approved for Kerry

2 million euro has been approved for the county under the Urban and Village Renewal Programme. The funding has been announced by Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Dick Roche. Just over 500 thousand of it can be drawn down during 2005.The Urban and Village Renewal Programme forms part of the National Development plan 2000 to 2006 and is supported by the European Union. The funding for Kerry has been welcomed by Minister John O,Donoghue and Deputy Tom McEllistrim.