Major Government investment will be a game changer for our public libraries – Minister Ring

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Minister Ring was joined by First Year students from Sandford Park School at Pearse St. Library in Dublin

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, announced a significant Government investment package for our public libraries.  The funding will allow for the continued modernisation of the library service, enhancing services for library users and paving the way for the launch of the new public library strategy early in 2018….Continue reading.

Seniors Alert Scheme applicants should only deal with alarm contractors approved by Pobal – Minister Ring

Seniors Alert Scheme applicants should only deal with alarm contractors approved by Pobal – Minister Ring

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr. Michael Ring TD, today highlighted the fact that to avail of the new Seniors Alert Scheme, applicants should only deal with alarm contractors approved by Pobal. Minister Ring was speaking at the launch of the Government’s “Be Winter Ready” Campaign. The Seniors Alert Scheme is administered by Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development….Continue reading.

Ministers Ring and Donohoe launch €5 million RAPID fund in Dublin’s north east inner city

Ministers Ring and Donohoe, pictured with Sussie and Ella McPhillips, at the launch of the €5 million RAPID fund in Dublin’s north east inner city.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD and the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform and TD for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe launched the €5 million RAPID Programme which is focused on tackling social exclusion in disadvantaged urban areas and provincial towns…. Continue reading.