Minister Ring approves €1.4 million to transport people in rural Ireland to medical services

Minister Michael Ring TD meeting with Irene McLoughlin, Glenisland; Martin Healy, VTC Castlebar, Western Care and Joan Carden, Reeling Street, Ballina on a visit to Western Care headquarters, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today, announced details of 27 applicants who will receive funding for Mobility and Cancer Care transport under his Department’s 2018 CLÁR programme… Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces new €1.5M measure to support rural voluntary groups which transport people for medical services

Fund will benefit people accessing cancer treatment and those with significant mobility issues 

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring T.D., today (Friday) announced details of the Mobility and Cancer Care Transport Measure, which is part of his Department’s CLÁR Programme… Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces CLÁR funding of €1.2 million for 70 First Responder Organisations in rural areas

Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, today announced details of funding of €1.2 million to a range of First Responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3 (First Responders Support) of the CLÁR Programme 2018.

The funding will go towards a range of supports including:

  • Vital equipment for mountain and sub aqua rescue groups
  • Ambulances for local ambulance groups
  • Defibrillators for local communities… Continue reading.