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.

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.

‘LEADER Food Initiative’ provides €15 million in supports for artisan and small food businesses – Ministers Ring and Creed

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today launched the ‘LEADER Food Initiative’ a €15 million fund for the artisan/small food and beverage businesses…Continue reading.