Turning of the Sod on €8m project in Pettigo today

A massive €8m cross-border project in Pettigo and Tullyhommon is to get underway today.

A massive €8m cross-border project in Pettigo and Tullyhommon is to get underway today.

The Turning of the Sod for the PEACE III Pettigo Tullyhommon Termon Project will take place at 1.45pm at the Tullyhommon Methodist Hall. Minister for Social Development (NI) Mr Nelson McCausland MLA and Mr. Dinny McGinley TD, Minister of State at the Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, will officiate.

The project will include a Multi Purpose Venue and Playschool on the old community centre site; a Youth Hub at the Methodist Hall, Tullyhommon; a Riverside Park and footbridge along both sides of the Termon River and a number of Environmental Improvements to enhance the appearance of both villages.

This project has been developed by Donegal Councty Council and Fermanagh District Council in conjunction with ADOPT (Association for the Development of Pettigo and Tullyhommon).

Funding of €8.3 million has been made available from the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) under Measure 2.1,Creating Shared Public Spaces of the PEACE III Programme 2007 - 2013.