€10 million for Local Improvement Scheme is “a lifeline for rural communities” – Minister Ring

LIS supports improvement of non-public rural roads that access homes and farms

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has approved €10million for the Local Improvement Scheme to support the improvement of non-public rural roads such as the lanes and boreens that enable people to access their homes and farms. These roads are not under the normal maintenance of the Local Authorities but are a vital artery for people living in rural areas…Continue reading.

Completion of final section of Royal Canal Greenway in Longford will help area realise its great tourism potential – Minister Ring

Completion of final section of Royal Canal Greenway in Longford will help area realise its great tourism potential – Minister Ring

Project funded with €525,000 grant from Department of Rural and Community Development

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today opened the final section of the Royal Canal Greenway in Co Longford. The 6km stretch of greenway between Ballymahon and Killashee was built by Longford County Council using €525,000 allocated by Minister Ring through his Department’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme…Continue Reading.