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.

Minister Canney welcomes Government investment for the Atlantic Economic Corridor area

Seán Canney TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, has heralded the success of projects within the Atlantic Economic Corridor (AEC) area in securing investment from a number of competitive Government funds in recent weeks… Continue reading

Taoiseach and Minister Ring announce first successful applicants under €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD have today announced the first successful applicants under the Government’s €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, which aims to breathe new life into Ireland’s smaller towns and villages… Continue reading.

Taoiseach joins Ministers Ring and Creed to herald an exciting period ahead for rural communities and economies


The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, T.D., and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., have today, together with An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D., hailed the vast potential in rural communities…Continue reading.

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Government has committed to providing an additional €1 billion for a new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (“the Fund”) over the period 2019 to 2027. The Fund will provide investment to support rural renewal for suitable projects in towns and villages with a population of less than 10,000, and outlying areas. It will be administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development… Continue reading.