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CEDRA EU Conference 2013 10th June 2013 NUI Maynooth

(Standing) Ian Brannigan, WDC; Deirdre Frost, WDC; Dr. David Meredith,teagasc; Prof. Sally Shortall, Queens University Belfast; Dr. Dirk Ahner, Policy adviser; Ray McGreal, WDC; Prof. Jim Walsh, NUI Maynooth (seated) Dr. Kevin Heanue, Teagasc; Prof. Janet Dwyer, University of Gloucestershire; Minister Phil Hogan T.D.;Pat Spillane, CEDRA; Prof. Cathal O’Donoghue, Teagasc.
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(standing) Dr. Kevin Heanue; Ian Brannigan,WDC; Professor Sally Shorthall; Pat Spillane, Chairperson of CEDRA, Damien O
Seamus Boland, Irish rural Link; Michael Kenny, NUI Maynooth Education; Minister Phil Hogan; Ger Canning Co. Cork VEC
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Pat Spillane (centre), Chairperson of CEDRA pictured with Brian Smith (left) Leitrim Local Development Co. and Chris Gonley (right) Sligo Leader Partnership, at the CEDRA Conference ‘The Future of Rural Society: Opportunities for Rural Economic Development’, at NUI Maynooth on 10th June, 2013
Pat Spillane (centre), Chairperson of CEDRA pictured with Martin Smyth (left) and Joe Potter (right) Westmeath Community Development at the CEDRA Conference ‘The Future of Rural Society: Opportunities for Rural Economic Development’, at NUI Maynooth on 10th June, 2013
(Standing) Ian Brannigan, WDC; Deirdre Frost, WDC; Dr. David Meredith,teagasc; Prof. Sally Shortall, Queens University Belfast; Dr. Dirk Ahner, Policy adviser; Ray McGreal, WDC; Prof. Jim Walsh, NUI Maynooth (seated) Dr. Kevin Heanue, Teagasc; Prof. Janet Dwyer, University of Gloucestershire; Minister Phil Hogan T.D.;Pat Spillane, CEDRA; Prof. Cathal O’Donoghue, Teagasc.

 

 

 

 

 

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The submission deadline, 30th June 2013, has now passed.

CEDRA would like to thank everyone who made a submission and participated in the public consultation process.
 

  

CEDRA Conference 2013 The Future of Rural Society: Opportunities for the Rural Economic Development 10th June 2013

 
 
 
 

Minister Phil Hogan, Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government announces a public call for submissions to The Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA)

 

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 Announcements
 

06/03/2013 - Press Release
Art Competition Winner
 
 
 
Winner of the CEDRA Art Competition is Announced
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06/02/2013 Press Release

Pat Spillane Calls on Local Support in Developing Rural Jobs Strategy

Rural areas have experienced substantial falls in employment and increased emigration since the economic downturn began. The Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA) was established in November 2012 to create ...read more

 

Public Meeting in McHale Park to Identify Job Creation Opportunities

The Commission for Economic Development for Rural Areas (CEDRA) will hold their first public meeting in McHale Park, Castlebar on Wednesday 13th February at 7.15pm. The Commission, which is chaired by GAA Star Pat Spillane ...read more
 
Phil Hogan at the first meeting of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas, with Chairman Pat Spillane, Cathal O'Donoghue, Finola Moylette
 

05/11/12 - Press Release

The Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government,
Phil Hogan TD, announced that Pat Spillane will be the Chairman
of the new Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA).

 
Teagasc has been asked to coordinate the executive in conjunction with the Western Development Commission and the Department of Environment, Communities and Local Government and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The Executive will be headed by Prof Cathal O’Donoghue, Head of the Teagasc Rural Economy and Development Programme
 
Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government and Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine announced the establishment of a Commission to carry out an extensive public consultation on the future economic potential of rural Ireland and how best to channel funding and resources between 2013 and 2025