Department of Rural and Community Development to co-sponsor the World Community Development Conference 2018.

WCDC 2018

The World Community Development Conference 2018 will take place from 24-27 June in Maynooth University, Kildare and is co-sponsored by the Department of Rural and Community Development.  The Conference is organised by the Community Work Ireland in association with Department of Applied Studies, Maynooth University and the International Association for Community Development (IACD)… Continue Reading.

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.