Over 110,000 individuals and 5,000 local community groups supported in deprived and marginalised communities across the country

SICAP

Published 3 September 2018

Minister Ring welcomes report detailing supports provided to reduce poverty and increase social inclusion and equality

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) End of Programme Report 2015-2017

Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has welcomed the publication of the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015 -2017 End of Programme Report, which outlines the investment by the Government to tackle disadvantage in Ireland over the almost three-year period… Continue reading.

Minister Ring announces €190 million SICAP programme for deprived and marginalised communities

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Mr Michael Ring TD, today announced a major investment by the Government to tackle disadvantage in Ireland. The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP), which is overseen by the Department of Rural and Community Development, will provide €190 million over five years (2018-2022) to support the most disadvantaged individuals and communities in our society. Minister Ring made the announcement in Southill Area Centre in Limerick City…Continue reading.