€62 million increase in Department of Rural and Community Development budget welcomed by Ministers Ring and Kyne

Budget will increase by €62 million to €293 million in 2019 – a 27% increase

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD and Minister of State Seán Kyne TD today welcomed the funding allocations made available to the Department of Rural and Community Development as part of Budget 2019.

The overall level of funding for the Department will increase from €231 million in 2018 to €293 million in 2019. This funding will facilitate the continued delivery of programmes across the rural and community development areas; provide €55 million for the roll out of the new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund in 2019 and allow additional supports for programmes… Continue reading.