Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development , has revealed that more than 50,000 people have been approved for the Seniors Alerts Scheme since 2015. More than half […]
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.
Government-backed programme to assist 50 new rural female entrepreneurs this year Past participants report increased sales, exports and jobs Rise in early stage female entrepreneurs as high-profile business leaders support […]
A blueprint for the revitalisation of the Uíbh Ráthach Gaeltacht in south Kerry, that has been developed as a model to be used for other rural revitalisation projects, has been […]