Search Results for 'Department of Rural and Community Development'

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Ring to unveil new vehicle for Alzheimer’s patients and turn the sod at Castlebar Scout Den

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Michael Ring TD the Minister for Rural and Community Development, will today Friday, January 11 at 2pm officially unveil a new wheelchair accessible vehicle for Foxford and District Alzheimer’s Trust  at an event at the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide.

Westmeath social enterprises urged to make funding applications for 2019

Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Westmeath County Council has officially launched the second year of the €1.6m Social Enterprise Development Fund. The fund is financed by the Department of Rural and Community Development, from the Dormant Accounts Fund and IPB Insurance and will continue to provide critical support to the most innovative and impactful social enterprises in Ireland so that they can sustain and scale their impact across the country.

Corrib Water safety initiative will safe lives

Funding for a new water safety initiative will save lives in Galway according to Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht, and the Islands, Sean Kyne.

Almost €1 million to improve private rural roads in Mayo through LIS scheme

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Michael Ring T.D., the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has announced that he has allocated €988,235 to Mayo County Council for improvements to rural private roads in Mayo under the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) which is overseen by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Innovation and partnership conference in Mulranny - a huge success

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The Irish Uplands Forum last week hosted, to great success, its biennial conference in Mayo for the first time, with a two day event at the GN Mulranny Park Hotel.

Seán Kyne - the most powerful TD in Galway West?

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Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.

Innovation and partnership conference in Mulranny - a huge success

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The Irish Uplands Forum last week hosted, to great success, its biennial conference in Mayo for the first time, with a two day event at the GN Mulranny Park Hotel.

€220,000 to support Mayo voluntary groups to transport people for medical services

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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, announced during an event at Western Care Castlebar this week, that he has allocated €223,579.50 in funding to six community care organisations in Mayo, which provide Mobility and Cancer Care transport to individuals in the community.

Funding boosts for Cancer Care West and FORUM Connemara

Organisations providing cancer-care and mobility transport in Galway are set to benefit from more than €150,000 in funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development under a scheme to support voluntary organisations in rural areas.

New CEO appointed to Western Development Commission

The Western Development Commission announced that Tomás Ó Síocháin has been appointed by the Board of the WDC as Chief Executive Officer. Tomás joins the organisation from NUI Galway, where he was External Engagement Programme Manager, having previously spent more than 14 years as an editor and journalist with RTÉ and TG4.

 

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