LEADER Supports Rural Tourism

Promoter: Oliver Gibson
Project: Canoeing Tours and Boat Hire
Theme: Rural Tourism 2.1
Approved LEADER Grant:   €2,730.00
Rate of Aid: 50%


Oliver Gibson owns a B&B business and runs canoe tours on Dromore Lough. He was awarded €2,730 to expand his tourism business through the purchase of a new fishing boat, electric motor, a canoe and ancillary items. Speaking about his experience with LEADER, Oliver commented “Overall it has been a relatively smooth process and I am looking forward to next Spring to getting out on the water with paying guests.”