Minister Ring announces funding of €8 million to support disadvantaged communities under Community Enhancement Programme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced additional funding of €8 million for the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) which supports disadvantaged communities throughout the country by providing capital grants to community groups… Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces €500,000 to support work of Men’s Sheds

Mens Shed Claremorris, Co. Mayo. National Funding announcement for the Irish mens Shed Association with Minister Michael Ring T.D. Cllr. Tom Connolly, Barry Sheridan CEO Irish Men’s Shed Association , Minister Michael Ring T.D., Eoin Martin Board Member Irish men’s Shed Association and John Fallon Chairman Claremorris Men’s Shed. Pic: Michael Mc Laughlin

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring T.D., today announced the provision of €500,000 to support the work of Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland.  This capital funding provides small grants to individual Men’s Sheds in order to enable them to purchase equipment or to carry out minor works to improve their premises… Continue reading.

Men’s Sheds going from strength to strength as they announce 400th Shed – Minister Ring

Men’s Sheds going from strength to strength as they announce 400th Shed - Minister Ring

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr. Michael Ring TD, today participated in an event to mark the 400th Men’s Shed in Kilcock in County Kildare. The Men’s Sheds movement, in Ireland, has grown exponentially under the Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA) since the first Shed was established in 2011…Continue reading.