Minister Ring welcomes appointment of new Secretary General

Mr Kevin McCarthy has been appointed Secretary General to the Department of Rural and Community Development, following the Government meeting of 19 December 2017.  He is taking up the position with immediate effect.

Kevin McCarthy

“I congratulate Kevin McCarthy on his appointment and welcome him to the Department of Rural and Community Development,” Minister Michael Ring said of Mr McCarthy, who was formerly Assistant Secretary at the Department of Education and Skills.

“We are delighted to have Kevin join us and I look forward very much to working closely with him in making a real difference to communities and to the regions.

“I must also take the opportunity to thank Elizabeth Canavan for her excellent work as Acting Secretary General through the initial challenges of setting up the new Department and wish her the very best in the future.” …More Details