Minister Ring hosts “Rural Opportunity” roadshows

Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Friday 22 March) hosted the first of a series of “Rural Opportunity” briefing sessions for communities across Ireland. The events, along with an accompanying information campaign, are intended to raise awareness of the wide variety of Government supports available to rural communities… Continue reading.

Indecon Consultants appointed to carry out independent review of the Community Services Programme – Minister Ring

Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Thursday) announced that, following a public procurement process, Indecon Consultants have been appointed to carry out an independent review of the Community Services Programme (CSP)… Continue reading.

Minister Canney announces publication of Taskforce Review Report 2018

Minister Canney announces publication of Taskforce Review Report 2018

Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce reports on achievements to date and sets out goals for 2019

Seán Canney TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, today (20th February) welcomed the publication of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review 2018. The Taskforce, chaired by Minister Canney, was established in 2016 to identify and overcome obstacles to mobile phone and broadband services and engages with telecoms operators. The Taskforce is made up of officials from several Government Departments and agencies and representatives from the local government sector… Continue reading.