Minister Ring announces €8 million for greenways, walking trails and other recreational projects

18 projects to be supported under Measure 3 of Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Michael Ring, TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Tuesday) announced that he has approved over €8 million in funding for 18 strategic projects under the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme… Continue reading.

Minister Ring officially opens Kilteevan Community Park and Playground Community Park was part-funded by an investment of €50,000 from the Department of Rural and Community Development’s CLÁR programme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today (Friday, 1 June) opened a new Community Park and Playground in Kilteevan, Co. Roscommon.  The Minister’s Department provided funding of €50,000 through the CLÁR programme for the project…Continue reading.

Greenways, blueways and cycleways among projects to benefit from €12 million Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme – Minister Ring

Michael Ring T.D., the Minister for Rural and Community Development has announced details of €12 million in funding for the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for 2018. The Scheme will provide funding for the development and maintenance of outdoor amenities such as greenways, blueways and cycleways…Continue reading.

Minister Ring opens new section of Grand Canal Greenway in Offaly

Minister Ring opens new section of Grand Canal Greenway in Offaly.

Minister Ring opens new section of Grand Canal Greenway in Offaly.

Completed project marks another link in coast-to-coast Greenway between Dublin and Galway

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (Thursday) opened a new 4 km section of the Grand Canal Greenway in County Offaly.  This stretch of the Grand Canal Greenway, which has been developed by Offaly County Council along with Waterways Ireland and local partners, takes the user from urban Tullamore to Ballycowan Bridge. The Department of Rural and Community Development has allocated funding to Offaly County Council for further extension of the greenway…Continue reading.

Minister Michael Ring launches Beara Breifne Way initiative to enhance visitor experience

Walking Passport and Heritage Stamps mirrors Camino de Santiago experience

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has said that the creation of a suite of 74 stamps for users of the Beara Breifne Way will help popularise this ancient walking route.  The Minister was speaking at the official launch of the Beara Breifne Way Heritage Stamps in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon…Continue reading.