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Minister Ring and Fáilte Ireland jointly announce funding of €11 million for 78 outdoor recreation infrastructure projects

Major investment in Greenways, Blueways and Walking Trails

Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development and Ms Orla Carroll, Director of Strategic Development with Fáilte Ireland today (Tuesday 8th of January) jointly announced the approval of almost €11 million in funding for 78 projects under Measure 2 of the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme… Continue reading.

Over 3,000 projects in disadvantaged communities supported through Community Enhancement Programme – Minister Ring

The Community Enhancement Programme provides small grants to enhance facilities in communities throughout country

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring TD, has today confirmed that 3,000 projects have been allocated funding under his Department’s Community Enhancement Programme (CEP). Minister Ring allocated €12.5 million under the Programme in 2018 and is today announcing the details of the more than 3,000 projects which have received support through this funding… Continue reading.

Minister Canney issues reminder that revised guidelines for Dog Breeding Establishments to commence in the New Year

Published 27 December 2018

The Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Canney TD, today (Thursday, 27 December) reminded operators of Dog Breeding Establishments about the new Guidelines that come into effect on 1 January 2019.

By law, anyone that keeps six or more bitches, that are over six months old and capable of being used for breeding purposes, must register their premises as a Dog Breeding Establishment with their local authority… Continue reading.

Minister Ring allocates over €1.5 million to Saint Vincent De Paul and Protestant Aid

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced the provision of €1,410,000 and €180,000 respectively to St Vincent De Paul (SVP) and Protestant Aid.

This funding recognises the contribution of these organisations in fighting poverty through the provision of practical assistance to people in need across Ireland… Continue reading.