Minister Michael Ring opens skate park and playgrounds on visit to rural communities in Wicklow


Minister Michael Ring opens Baltinglass Skate Park with Minister for Health Simon Harris TD

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, visited rural communities in Wicklow and officially opened rural initiatives which are being supported through his Department.

Minister Ring opened a new skate park in Baltinglass, a playground in Rathdangan and a Multi Use Games Area in Knockananna, all of which have been built with funding from his Department’s CLÁR programme. He also visited a project being supported under his Department’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme in Rathdrum...Continue Reading.

Strategy for Public Libraries 2018-2022: Public Consultation


The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr. Michael Ring T.D., is seeking submissions in respect of the Government’s new Public Library Strategy 2018-2022.

The new Strategy will underpin the continued development of the public library system over the next five years and position the public library at the centre of the community, meeting the information, learning and cultural needs of individuals and communities…Continue reading.

Ministers Naughten and Kyne publish annual review of the Mobile Phone & Broadband Taskforce

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten, T.D., and Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development Seán Kyne, T.D., today (21 February) published the 2017 Annual Review on the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce report. Continue reading…