Ministers Ring and Canney announce additional €250,000 for local digital innovation projects

Autism-focused pilot projects in Fingal and Wicklow among local authority led digital initiatives

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Sean Canney TD, today (Monday, 4th February 2019) announced additional funding of €246,294 for eight local authority-led digital initiatives, under the Department’s Digital Innovation Programme… Continue reading.

Government investment in regional jobs bears fruit as Meissner establishes manufacturing facility in West of Ireland

Meissner to create 150 new jobs in Castlebar 

Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, today welcomed the announcement that Meissner Filtration Products is to establish a manufacturing facility in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, creating 150 direct jobs and supporting many more jobs in the local economy… Continue reading.

Over €1 million to assist organisations supported under the Community Services Programme- Minister Ring

Community Services Programme Support Fund will benefit over 980 full-time equivalent staff

 The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today announced that he has approved funding in excess of €1 million to continue the Community Services Programme (CSP) Support Fund… Continue reading.