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.

Over 3,000 projects in disadvantaged communities supported through Community Enhancement Programme – Minister Ring

The Community Enhancement Programme provides small grants to enhance facilities in communities throughout country

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring TD, has today confirmed that 3,000 projects have been allocated funding under his Department’s Community Enhancement Programme (CEP). Minister Ring allocated €12.5 million under the Programme in 2018 and is today announcing the details of the more than 3,000 projects which have received support through this funding… Continue reading.

Minister Ring allocates over €1.5 million to Saint Vincent De Paul and Protestant Aid

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced the provision of €1,410,000 and €180,000 respectively to St Vincent De Paul (SVP) and Protestant Aid.

This funding recognises the contribution of these organisations in fighting poverty through the provision of practical assistance to people in need across Ireland… Continue reading.

Diverse range of food businesses to benefit from over €550,000 through the LEADER Food Initiative

Minister Ring and Minister Creed approve funding of €557,000 for 12 projects as part of Leader Food Initiative

Minister Ring and Minister Creed approve 12 projects

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today approved funding of €557,408 for 12 LEADER Food Initiative projects, which have been independently evaluated and recommended for approval by the Local Action Groups (LAG)… Continue reading.