Northern Ireland Set To Receive Over €1 Billion In EU Peace Funding

Northern Ireland is set to receive over 1 billion euro in EU peace funding.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is announcing the allocation in Belfast this afternoon.

The UK Government is providing 75 per cent of the funding, with 170 million euro co-financed for the Northern Ireland Executive.

The European Commissioner Vice President will be at the event, along with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris.

PeacePlus applies to Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland – Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth.

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