Call for Expressions of Interest – National Walks Scheme

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The National Walks Scheme facilitates the development and maintenance of many of Ireland’s walking trails.  The scheme, which is administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development, assists in the provision of high quality walking trails by private landholders, by contracting them, or their nominees, to undertake maintenance work on sections of National Waymarked Ways and other priority walks that traverse their lands… Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces €62 million in funding for Rural Regeneration and Development projects across the country

At the announcement of €62 Million in funding for Rural Regeneration and Development Projects across Ireland from Project 2040 at The IONTAS Centre, Castleblayney, were (L-R) Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD, Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development and Minister of State, Mr Seán Canney TD. ©Rory GearyMichael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today announced 66 projects which will be allocated funding of €62 million under the €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, a key component of Project Ireland 2040… Continue reading.

Funding for Local Improvement Schemes “continues to be a lifeline for rural communities” – Minister Ring

€10 million allocation for improvements to non-public rural roads

 €1,200 cap on contributions by individuals introduced

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today announced that he will make €10 million available in a new round of funding for Local Improvement Schemes (LIS)… Continue reading.