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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday, 12th August 2022) published the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Annual Report for 2021.

Jack Chambers T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport announced during his visit to the Galway Gaeltacht today 12 August that he has approved a 3-year grant worth up to €382,216 for the Connacht GAA Council to enable them to continue to administer the Gaelic Games Programme in the Galway and Tuar Mhic Éadaigh Gaeltacht.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the opening of his Department’s Farm Sustainability Plan (FSP) portal.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday, 10th August) announced funding of almost €1 million to support and improve some 446 walking trails across the country.

The group of early-stage female entrepreneurs, who took part in the latest ACORNS programme, doubled their combined turnover to €3.1m in just six months.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (3rd August 2022) announced funding of almost €6 million to develop 200 outdoor adventure projects across Rural Ireland.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today launched a €65 million fund to drive solutions to the green transition and to digital transformation

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Monday 8th August) announced that she is doubling the funding available this year for the upgrade of rural laneways and non-public roads to €22million.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is urging members of the public not to feed horses and donkeys without the owner’s permission.

 

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