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.

Over €1 million to assist organisations supported under the Community Services Programme- Minister Ring

Community Services Programme Support Fund will benefit over 980 full-time equivalent staff

 The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today announced that he has approved funding in excess of €1 million to continue the Community Services Programme (CSP) Support Fund… Continue reading.

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.