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Massive boost for Carlow Festivals with €17,000 in funding announced

€17,000 worth of funding has been made available for Carlow Festivals.

Fine Gael TD Pat Deering made the announcement this week.

This news comes as a welcome boost for festivals across Carlow and will provide a great boost for the area.

Carlow arts festival are in line for €5,000, the Garden Festival will get €2,500, there’s also €2,500 going to Borris House Festival of Writing and the pan Celtic international festival is getting €7,000.

The funding will be allocated by Failte Ireland under its 2016 Festivals and Events programme.

Nationally, it’s an investment of over €1,000,000 euro.