Michael Ring, TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, today announced that he has approved €2.2 million in funding for 32 projects under Measure 2 of the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. These grants are to improve walking trails, greenways and other recreational amenities, with grants of up to €100,000 being awarded… Read more.
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, allocated over €8 million in funding for Co. Mayo during 2017…Continue reading.
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today officially launched Connaught’s first whiskey in 104 years at The Shed Distillery of PJ Rigney at the Food Hub in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Minister Ring also unveiled plans for a €1.5 million visitor centre which is due to open at the Shed Distillery next year… Continue reading.
Widening of eligibility criteria and successful information campaign lead to upsurge in applications
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced that he has allocated an additional €400,000 for the Seniors Alert Scheme following an upsurge in applications for the free personalised alarms for people over 65. Minister Ring initially allocated €2.3 million for the Seniors Alert Scheme in October of this year. The rate of applications for personal alarms quadrupled in November after Minister Ring widened the eligibility criteria for the scheme and launched a nationwide publicity campaign..Continue reading.
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Kyne TD has approved funding of €774,933 for Foróige to support the youth organisation’s Big Brother Big Sister Programme…Continue Reading.