Minister Ring announces the 224 rural communities to receive funding under Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (5th October 2018) announced that 224 rural towns and villages across the country are set to benefit from over €21 million in funding under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.

The 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which was launched in April this year, focuses on projects which can help to enhance rural towns and villages, with a particular emphasis on stimulating economic development. Funding awarded to individual towns and villages this year generally ranges from €20,000 to €100,000, with 30 projects receiving between €100,000 and €200,000 for more ambitious proposals. Total funding amounts to €21,230,121… 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.

Minister Ring visits community projects during visit to Kilkenny

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Minister Ring allocated €3.5 million to projects in County Kilkenny last year

Michael Ring TD, Minister of Rural and Community Development, will today (Thursday 24 May) visit rural communities in Kilkenny and officially launch the second phase of construction of a new Enterprise Centre in Piltown, which received funding through his Department… Continue reading.

Minister Michael Ring opens skate park and playgrounds on visit to rural communities in Wicklow

Minister Michael Ring opens Baltinglass Skate Park with Minister for Health Simon Harris TD

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, visited rural communities in Wicklow and officially opened rural initiatives which are being supported through his Department.

Minister Ring opened a new skate park in Baltinglass, a playground in Rathdangan and a Multi Use Games Area in Knockananna, all of which have been built with funding from his Department’s CLÁR programme. He also visited a project being supported under his Department’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme in Rathdrum...Continue Reading.