Archive for May 2020

29 05,2020

€10 million Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme will support tourism and community wellbeing in post-COVID recovery – Minister Ring

Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, today (29th May 2020) announced funding of €10 million under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for 2020.   The funding is one element of a €30 million package of co-ordinated and complementary supports launched by the Minister this week as part of his Department’s Rural…
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27 05,2020

Minister Ring announces €15 million for economic recovery in rural towns and village

New measure in 2020 scheme directed at the economic and social recovery of towns and villages in response to COVID-19 Town & Village Renewal Scheme part of €30 million package for Rural Development announced by the Minister this week Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Wednesday 27th May) announced details…
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26 05,2020

Almost 17,000 people respond to Govt call for community volunteers during COVID-19 crisis 

  Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, and Mr Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, have welcomed the fantastic support of volunteers from local communities in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Since the call for volunteers to support the community response to COVID…
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25 05,2020

2020 CLÁR Programme will help rural communities respond to COVID-19 – Minister Ring

€5 million fund forms part of Minister’s integrated Rural Development Investment Programme   Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, today (Monday 25th May) announced details of the CLÁR programme for 2020.   CLÁR is one element of a €30 million package of co-ordinated and complementary supports that is being launched by…
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23 05,2020

New PPN Newsletter out now! 25 May 2020

Dear Galway County PPN Members, Welcome to this edition of the Galway PPN Newsletter with its improved look. This week we are delighted to report that the Secretariat has been back at work and are busy thinking of ways to support community groups in County Galway. We have listened to your wishes for training and…
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22 05,2020

Resources available to those living with long-term health conditions during Coronavirus (Covid-19)

People living with long-term health conditions may be more at risk of serious illness if they get coronavirus and need to take extra care to protect themselves (further information available at: https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/at-risk-groups.html).   It is also really important that they continue to manage their long-term health condition(s) at this time.  Community Health Care West are…
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22 05,2020

GAA Legends on call

IS THERE SOMEONE COCOONING OR ISOLATING IN YOUR COMMUNITY WHO WOULD LOVE TO GET A CALL FROM A GAA LEGEND?   Paul Byrnes, former Executive Editor of GAA with RTE Sport and a native of Oranmore has come up with an initiative to make a difference in a joint initiative for Galway City and County…
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22 05,2020

Buzz! Connecting people with nature

Celebrating National Biodiversity Week in the County of Galway 22nd to 29th May 2020 Competition Send us in a short video, photograph or drawing on any aspect of the wonderful biodiversity that is on your doorstep or what you are doing for pollinators in your garden or community. For some inspiration see: https://pollinators.ie/resources/local-communities/ We have…
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20 05,2020

Minister Ring confirms availability of funding for TidyTowns Groups

Official Press Release  Wednesday, 20 May 2020   Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed today (Wednesday, 20 May) that funding which he allocated to support the TidyTowns groups throughout the country this year will still be available to them, even though the 2020 SuperValu TidyTowns competition has had to…
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18 05,2020

Funding available for Child & Youth Participation and Parental Participation through Tusla in Galway.

Announcement: Seed funding available for Child & Youth Participation and also for Parental Participation through Tusla in Galway.   The purpose of the funding is to support Tusla funded agencies and partner agencies in the community to do a project/event/programme (etc) with young people and parents which will support and develop their participation in your…
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