GRD Latest News

Social Enterprise Workshop

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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LEARNING FOR LIFE

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, May 03, 2017

We are in the Galway Independent and the Learning for Life Training and Information Events are coming to a town near you very soon! Read more

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW? FREE COURSES AVAILABLE THROUGH LEARNING FOR LIFE

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, April 27, 2017

Would you like to learn something New ? Free Courses Available through Learning For Life Read more

FREE GOVERNANCE TRAINING FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, April 20, 2017
Galway Rural Development CLG, with SICAP funding is hosting FREE Governance Training for Local Community Groups on the following dates: Read more

Bealtaine 2017

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, March 07, 2017

What is Bealtaine? Read more

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Sheol an Comhairleoir John Walsh, agus é ag déanamh ionadaíochta thar ceann Mhéara Chathair na Gaillimhe, scéim phíolótach #GRMAGaillimh sa Treasure Chest mar chuid den cheiliúradh ar Sheachtain na Gaeilge. Read more

Free HACCP

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Free Healthcare course in Ballinasloe

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Care of the Elderly (QQI Level 5 Healthcare) in Ballinasloe 

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Extra places announced for the Rural Social Scheme

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

GRD is pleased to announce that 32 extra places have been made available on the Rural Social Scheme programme that it administers in East Galway.  The Galway Independent have featured GRD  in this week's issue which you can read here:Rural Social Scheme announces more places available in East Galway Read more

New Jobs in GRD under the SICAP Programme

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, February 09, 2017

There are 12 new positions being advertised under the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme. GRD is rolling out this programme throughout the whole of the County.  Details of how to apply are on this website. Go to the top menu, click About and scroll down to Job Vacancies. Read more


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development Company website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.