New Library for Donegal Town a vital service for the community – Minister Ring

Library is a major investment by Government in the future of Donegal Town

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (17 May 2018) announced an allocation of €1 million towards the cost of developing a new library in Donegal Town. The funding contribution will be provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Libraries Capital Investment Programme 2016-2021. It will be matched by significant contributions from both Donegal County Council and Donegal Town Credit Union…Continue reading.

Action Plan for Rural Development delivering for rural Ireland with over 90% completion rate – Minister Ring

No room for complacency despite strong progress

Minister Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Friday, 4 May 2018) published the second Progress Report on the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development…Continue reading.

State-of-the-art new Athy Library reflects modern library service – Minister Ring

Library will be focal point for a range of community services

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (3 May 2018) officially opened a new state-of-the-art library in Athy, Co Kildare. The Department of Rural and Community Development provided a contribution of €1.65 million to the project under the Library Capital Investment Programme 2016-2021. A further €2.1 million was provided by Kildare County Council towards the cost of the project…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.