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1112, 2019

VOLUNTEER IRELAND AWARDS

As Minister for Community Development, I was honoured to give the opening address at the Volunteer Ireland awards in Blanchardstown, Dublin, last week. Volunteers make an invaluable contribution to Irish society, supporting vibrant and inclusive [...]

1112, 2019

PPN FUNDING INFORMATION EVENING

We had a very busy and well-attended funding information workshop at the Ard Rí House Hotel in Tuam last week that was hosted by Galway County Public Participation Network (PPN). It is very important that [...]

1112, 2019

PROGRESS FOR CLARIN COLLEGE FOOTPATH

I am pleased to report there has been good progress on the footpath linking Athenry town to the new Clarin College. Construction of the college is also progressing well. When Clarin College is completed, the [...]

1012, 2019

€1 MILLION ALLOCATION FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

I am delighted to announce funding of €1 million from my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development, under the Small Capital Grants scheme for social enterprises. The allocations for 124 social enterprises from [...]

712, 2019

ADULT EDUCATION AWARDS

I presented certificates at the Adult Education Awards in the Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam, last night, along with Cllr Mogie Maher, chair of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board.

712, 2019

FUNDING OPPORTUNUNITY FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY GROUPS

I am urging community and voluntary groups in Galway East to apply for funding under the Community Support Scheme 2020.

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