New Library for Donegal Town a vital service for the community – Minister Ring

Library is a major investment by Government in the future of Donegal Town

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (17 May 2018) announced an allocation of €1 million towards the cost of developing a new library in Donegal Town. The funding contribution will be provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Libraries Capital Investment Programme 2016-2021. It will be matched by significant contributions from both Donegal County Council and Donegal Town Credit Union…Continue reading.

Department of Rural and Community Development to provide local authorities with co-funding under the European Commission’s Wifi4EU initiative

Seán Kyne, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development has today (Tuesday) confirmed that his department will be co-funding local authorities who are successful recipients of vouchers under the EU’s Wifi4EU scheme…Continue reading.

Action Plan for Rural Development delivering for rural Ireland with over 90% completion rate – Minister Ring

No room for complacency despite strong progress

Minister Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Friday, 4 May 2018) published the second Progress Report on the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development…Continue reading.

State-of-the-art new Athy Library reflects modern library service – Minister Ring

Library will be focal point for a range of community services

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (3 May 2018) officially opened a new state-of-the-art library in Athy, Co Kildare. The Department of Rural and Community Development provided a contribution of €1.65 million to the project under the Library Capital Investment Programme 2016-2021. A further €2.1 million was provided by Kildare County Council towards the cost of the project…Continue reading.