Minister Ring announces the upgrade of over 400 private roads under the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) countrywide

Minister Michael Ring joins Offaly County Council workers to carry out improvement work on local access road in Clonmore, County Offaly. The work is being supported by the Local Improvement Scheme which is overseen by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Improvements to over 1,100 roads supported since re-introduction of LIS last year

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today published a list of over 400 private roads which have been selected for upgrade under the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS)…Continue reading.

€10 million for Local Improvement Scheme is “a lifeline for rural communities” – Minister Ring

LIS supports improvement of non-public rural roads that access homes and farms

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has approved €10million for the Local Improvement Scheme to support the improvement of non-public rural roads such as the lanes and boreens that enable people to access their homes and farms. These roads are not under the normal maintenance of the Local Authorities but are a vital artery for people living in rural areas…Continue reading.