Each NI LAG is expected to participate in a minimum of two full Co-operation projects with Ireland LAGs (described as transnational). Projects may also involve LAGs from other regions of the UK (described as inter-territorial) or Member States but as a minimum must involve at least one LAG from NI and one LAG from Ireland. A budget of £4million has been allocated within the LAG budget to this scheme.
LAGs in Northern Ireland can also participate in other co-operation projects that do not involve Irish LAGs. Funding for these projects would fall within the general project budget of each LAG.
Potential co-operation projects could:
See also the Cooperation Toolkit as a useful resource for Northern Ireland - Ireland Co-operation
See Ireland LAG Profiles Sheet for details on each of the 28 LAGs in Ireland, including contact details.