Policy will enable social enterprises to increase their impact on society Mr Michael Ring, TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (18 July) published a new National Social Enterprise Policy […]
Realising our Rural Potential
The Department of Rural and Community Development has responsibility for promoting and facilitating long-term economic and social progress across rural Ireland. The Department is responsible for co-ordinating the Action Plan for Rural Development. Other key areas of responsibility include the implementation of the LEADER elements of the
Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and the delivery of a range of other schemes, including a Rural Recreation Scheme, the Rural Walks Scheme, a Town and Village Enhancement scheme and the CLÁR Programme. The oversight of preparations for the timely roll-out of broadband is also a key priority.
Mr. Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (16 July) announced details of funding of over €567,000 to 30 first responder organisations in rural areas under Measure 3a […]
Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (12 July), announced that 20 voluntary community organisations will receive funding for Mobility and Cancer Care Transport under his Department’s […]