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The ‘Be Winter Ready’ 2018-2019 Campaign – You, Your Community and the Winter

 The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD), together with the Office of Emergency Planning (OEP), produced the ‘Be Winter Ready’ leaflet for 2018-2019. Winter readiness is a challenge for individuals and communities across Ireland each year, and the campaign is designed to raise awareness of practical steps to keep safe through the winter months… Continue reading.

Minister Ring urges people to check on older, vulnerable neighbours during adverse weather

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr. Michael Ring TD, has reminded people of the need to look out for older and more vulnerable members of their community during the cold snap which has been forecast for this week. Snow and extreme cold are predicted this week and a Status Yellow weather advisory for the whole country has been extended and is in place until March 3rd at 6pm…Continue reading.