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Three Midlands Locations Chosen For Outdoor Enhancement Funding

Over €360,000 is being allocated to the region under the Fáilte Ireland Scheme.

Three locations in the midlands are among 38 chosen for Outdoor Dining Enhancement funding.

Over €360,000 is being allocated to the region, after local authorities were invited to apply for the Fáilte Ireland scheme.

€200,000 is going to O'Connor Square in Tullamore, almost €130,000 to Hynd's Square in Portlaoise, and Dublin Road, Durrow will receive €32,000.

It's going towards developing streets and public spaces and providing outdoor seating for extended periods throughout the year.

Chief executive of Fáilte Ireland, Paul Kelly, says the structures will be helpful, particularly when the weather turns:

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