Waterways Ireland Sponsorship Programme Opens
Waterways Ireland 2015 Sponsorship Programme opens on 29th October 2014 for waterway and waterside recreational events taking placealong waterways managed by Waterways Ireland.
Taking place annually for the past nine years the Waterways Ireland Sponsorship Programme has supported angling, canoeing, rowing, sailing and power-sports; competitions, learning experiences, community, historical and educational events for people with and without disabilities.
Éanna Rowe, Head of Marketing and Communications with Waterways Ireland stated that “Communities, clubs and associations in towns and villages along rural waterways have participated in small and large events. Significant numbers of people have been encouraged to engage and experience something new about the waterways.” Mr Rowe added “the myriad of events supported by Waterways Ireland play both an economic and social role in supporting waterway communities and recreational activity along Ireland’s Inland Waterways’.
Applications are open to anyone intending to run recreational waterway and waterside events in 2015. For an application pack please check out the website www.waterwaysireland.org/pages/sponsorship-programme , email Waterways Ireland email@example.com, or call +353 (0)71 96 50787. Terms and conditions do apply. The closing date the receipt of completed applications is 5 December 2014 at 3pm.
Waterways Ireland is the Recreation and Navigation Authority for the Barrow Navigation, Erne System, Grand Canal, Lower Bann Navigation, Royal Canal, Shannon-Erne Waterway and the Shannon Navigation.