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Funding For Tipperary Festivals 2013

Nenagh Silent Film, Terryglass Arts Festival and the Glen of Aherlow Walking Festival will each receive €3,000 from Fáilte Ireland, it has been announced by Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring today.

This funding, supplied under the Regional Festivals and Participative Events Programme, will also see receipt of funding for Thurles International Hurling 13’s who will benefit from €2,000 and Clonmel Junction, latter who will receive funding of €4,000.

In all Minister Ring has announced that funding of just over €685,000 will now be approved by Fáilte Ireland for some 170 regional festivals and events taking place next year, on a nationwide basis.

Under the terms of this funding these Festivals must generate a minimum of 600 overnight stays. Participative sporting events must generate a minimum of 1,000 overnight stays & the Festival or Event must have a minimum expenditure of €10,000.

The 2013 application process for these regional festivals and participative events programmes closed on the 7th September 2012.

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