Minister for Rural and Community Development ,Mr Michael Ring TD, today presented a new mandate for Comhairle na Tuaithe (the Countryside Council) which will reinforce and strengthen the advisory role of […]
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 Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, today (Tuesday, 4 June) announced additional funding of €6.5 million from the Dormant Accounts Fund […]
Mr Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, today (Friday) announced funding of €18.5m over the coming three years to 73 national community […]