€800,000 Govt investment will provide huge boost for 120 Agricultural Shows around the country – Minister Ring

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has said the €812,000 allocation by his Department to Agricultural shows represents an important investment in rural communities and the rural economy. Minister Ring was speaking today as he announced a once off allocation of funding to support almost 120 agricultural shows around the country which are due to take place in 2018… Continue Reading.

Minister Ring allocates additional €7.4 million for hugely popular LIS Scheme to improve non-public rural roads

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced a further €7.4 million in funding for Local Authorities under the Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) to support the improvement of non-public rural roads in 2017. This brings to €17.4 million, the amount invested by the Government in non-public rural lanes, boreens and access roads this year…. Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces €1.4 million grant scheme to mark 60th anniversary of Super Valu TidyTowns

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has announced a €1.4 million grant scheme to mark 60th anniversary of the SuperValu TidyTowns competition next year. Minister Ring made the announcement at the SuperValu TidyTowns award ceremony for the North West and West region in Westport, Co Mayo today. This scheme will allow each local committee to apply for a grant of between €1000 and €4000 to support the work they do… Continue reading.