Three of the Council’s most high-profile “signature” events have secured a funding boost from Tourism Northern Ireland.
A total of £45,000 was handed down to Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council for the three flagship events over the coming 12 months.
The Food and Cider Festival received an amount of £15,000, with the Georgian Festival getting £20,000, while St Patrick’s Festival was given a £10,000 boost.
Applications were submitted to Tourism Northern Ireland’s (TNI) Tourism Event Funding Programme; two of which will take place this year, with the St Patrick’s Festival next March.
The ABC Council’s three-year collaboration with neighbouring Newry, Mourne and Down District Council came to an end this year.
In January, Armagh I reported how the Council wanted the £30,000 towards the overall £106,000 needed for the big event.