Minister Ring announces €62 million in funding for Rural Regeneration and Development projects across the country

At the announcement of €62 Million in funding for Rural Regeneration and Development Projects across Ireland from Project 2040 at The IONTAS Centre, Castleblayney, were (L-R) Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD, Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development and Minister of State, Mr Seán Canney TD. ©Rory GearyMichael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today announced 66 projects which will be allocated funding of €62 million under the €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, a key component of Project Ireland 2040… Continue reading.

Funding for Local Improvement Schemes “continues to be a lifeline for rural communities” – Minister Ring

€10 million allocation for improvements to non-public rural roads

 €1,200 cap on contributions by individuals introduced

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today announced that he will make €10 million available in a new round of funding for Local Improvement Schemes (LIS)… Continue reading.

Ministers Ring and Canney announce additional €250,000 for local digital innovation projects

Autism-focused pilot projects in Fingal and Wicklow among local authority led digital initiatives

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Sean Canney TD, today (Monday, 4th February 2019) announced additional funding of €246,294 for eight local authority-led digital initiatives, under the Department’s Digital Innovation Programme… Continue reading.

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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.