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The Gathering Ireland 2013 is a Government-led initiative which aims to deliver an additional 325,000 overseas visitors to Ireland which will generate an extra €170 million in revenue and create up to 3000 new jobs across every county in Ireland.

What is the purpose of the Gathering Ireland Local Community Fund?
The key objective of the Fund is to provide support to local and community Gathering event organisers and activities / projects which will drive international visitors to each county / city in the Republic of Ireland. The Fund is being administered by your local city / county council.

What Fund amounts are available?
Fund amounts will be for a minimum of €500 and a maximum of €2,500 and will be directly related to the number of overseas visitors that will be delivered. The Fund awards scale will be as follows:

Fund Amount €         Minimum Number of Overseas Visitors Required
€500                        10
€1000                      20
€1500                      30
€2000                      40
€2500                      50


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