Archive for May 2021

20 05,2021

1916 Bursary Fund is now open for applications

The 1916 Bursary Fund is now open for applications. Who can apply? The Bursaries are targeted at new entry students (entering first year) who are underrepresented in higher education and who are from one or more of the target groups that have low participation rates in higher education: What is the value of a 1916…
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18 05,2021

May Newsletter Out Now!!

Dear Galway County PPN, We are delighted to share our latest PPN Newsletter with you! The PPN Newsletter, as always, is packed with info on events, funding and other news for community groups. In this edition we welcome our new PPN Reps Nicola Johnston and Maria Heneghan. Don’t forget to nominate an individual or a group for the…
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11 05,2021

Bealtaine Festival 2021

The Bealtaine Festival is a month-long opportunity to inspire and celebrate creativity as we age and the theme for this year is “Bealtaine At Home”.   Galway County Council has organised a series of online events and a competition for the over 55’s across the County.  We are inviting our over 55’s around the County to…
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10 05,2021

COVID-19 Stability Fund 2021

Ministers Humphreys, McGrath and O’Brien launch €10m COVID-19 STABILITY FUND Applications have opened for a €10 million fund designed to support community and voluntary groups, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered as a result of the pandemic.  The Covid Stability Fund 2021 was launched jointly today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather…
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10 05,2021

Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €4.5 million to improve community facilities

Funding to support local groups to re-open their facilities post Covid-19 Small grants for repairs and renovations, new equipment and safety upgrades Community Enhancement Programme to focus on disadvantaged areas Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have today…
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07 05,2021

Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2021

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced €15 million in funding to help revitalise rural towns and villages post Covid-19. The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is designed to breathe new life into rural communities – making them more attractive places to live, work, socialise and raise a family. Each…
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04 05,2021

2021 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme – Galway County Council invites Applications

Galway County Council now invites applications for the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. Applicants/Groups are encouraged to review projects funded in previous years to get an understanding of the diverse types of projects eligible. Lists of projects funded previously are available at Selection of projects under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for 2021 will be…
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