Minister Ring announces new €4.5 million Community Enhancement Programme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring TD, today (Thursday, 31 May) announced a new programme which provides funding to communities in Ireland.  Minister Ring made the announcement in the Ardnacassa estate in Longford Town…Continue reading.

Minister Ring visits community projects during visit to Kilkenny

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Minister Ring allocated €3.5 million to projects in County Kilkenny last year

Michael Ring TD, Minister of Rural and Community Development, will today (Thursday 24 May) visit rural communities in Kilkenny and officially launch the second phase of construction of a new Enterprise Centre in Piltown, which received funding through his Department… Continue reading.

Cabinet agrees transfer of Community Services Programme to Department of Rural and Community Development

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has announced that the Community Services Programme (CSP) has been transferred from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to the Department of Rural and Community Development. The transfer of the Programme was agreed by Cabinet today (Tuesday)…Continue reading.