News and Press Releases from the International Fund for Ireland.

£3.3 million Community Re-Imaging Programme launched in south Belfast

Published on:  10 Jul 2006
Communities across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a £3.3 million investment aimed at tackling the visible signs of sectarianism and racism in our communities. The new three-year...

£1.25m business centre officially opened in Kilkeel

Published on:  30 Jun 2006
Joint Director General of the International Fund for Ireland, Alexander Smith has officially opened a new £1.25m business centre in Kilkeel.Situated at the Harbour, the business...

International Fund for Ireland Welcomes Opening of Ardee Business Park Extension

Published on:  30 Jun 2006
The International Fund for Ireland (IFI) has today welcomed the opening of the extension of Ardee Business Park by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Dermot Ahern, TD. The IFI was one of the...

Board of International Fund For Ireland approves 35 projects for financial assistance

Published on:  28 Jun 2006
The Board of the International Fund for Ireland met for the 110th time in the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick, Co Antrim on Thursday, 22nd June 2006 and approved funding in excess of EUR7.5 million...

Major regeneration project to boost tourism to Portaferry

Published on:  27 Jun 2006
Barholm, a Victorian house which provides self catering accommodation and conference facilities, today (Tuesday 27th June 2006), officially opened its doors after major renovation.

Launch of Business Park and Community Centre set to rejuvenate East Donegal region

Published on:  26 Jun 2006
The official opening of the Oak Tree Business Park and Community Centre took place today in Killygordon, East Donegal, following its recent construction completion. The EUR800,000 Centre, whose...

New £3 million city centre Youthaction development to benefit 2,500 disadvantaged young people

Published on:  20 Jun 2006
A new multi-million pound facility for young people in the heart of Belfast City Centre came another step closer to completion today with a special ‘topping off’ ceremony. When...

Congress recommends $10.8m to International Fund for Ireland

Published on:  26 May 2006
The Chairman of the International Fund for Ireland welcomed yesterday’s recommendation by the Appropriations Committee of the US House of Representatives of a US$10.8 million contribution from...

Eskra community celebrate opening of new centre

Published on:  08 May 2006
Eskra Community Centre was officially opened today (8th May 2006) after more than a year of reno­vations costing approximately £450,000. The opening ceremony was performed by lead funders, the...

International Fund for Ireland Provides EUR 200,000 in Funding for Enterprise Networking Support Programme in Donegal

Published on:  03 May 2006
The board of the International Fund for Ireland (IFI) has approved financial assistance of up to EUR200,000 to a Donegal-based programme that will assist community enterprise projects in...

Merville House set for new lease of life

Published on:  28 Apr 2006
One of Northern Ireland’s original gentleman’s seats will open its doors today as a new community resource centre. Funded mainly by the International Fund for Ireland and Ulster...
£1.2m business centre officially opened in Craigavon

£1.2m business centre officially opened in Craigavon

Published on:  13 Apr 2006
International Fund for Ireland Chairman Denis Rooney has officially opened a new £1.2m business centre in Brownlow, Craigavon.Situated at Moyraverty Road West, the Bluestone...

President McAleese Opens EUR835,000 Community and Enterprise Centre in Dore, Co Donegal

Published on:  30 Mar 2006
The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, has today opened a Community Enterprise and Resource Centre for the town-land of Dore in west Donegal. The EUR835,000 Centre, backed by the International...

DARD, Border Action & International Fund for Ireland in partnership to fund cross border cooperation

Published on:  24 Mar 2006
A new initiative focused on removing barriers to cross border rural economic development has been launched. The Tyrone Donegal Partnership project “Removing Barriers to...
Tourist revival boost for Fermanagh village

Tourist revival boost for Fermanagh village

Published on:  14 Mar 2006
The County Fermanagh village of Ederney is to benefit from a major £550,000 investment which it is hoped will put it firmly on the tourist map.Ederney Community Development Trust...

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