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Taking Control Workshop in Tuam

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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Childcare Capital Funding Announced by Minister Zappone

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Applications open for €6m in Childcare Capital funding. Funding for creation of extra places and fire safety Read more


Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Funding Workshops in February for community groups

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, February 05, 2019
It is that time of year again. Funding time!

The Galway County PPN are organising funding workshops for community and voluntary groups across the county in February .  GRD will have a stand at these workshops and give a 10-15 minute general presentation on the supports/grants that they have for community groups in the county.

Galway County Council will be giving a presentation on their Community Support Scheme for community groups which will be open for applications in February with a closing date of 28th February.

The following are the dates and venues of the workshops;

  • Tuesday, February 5th, St. Fursa’s Parish Hall , Church Rd, Headford @ 7.30pm   
  • Monday, February 11th, The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna @ 7.30pm
  • Wednesday, February 13th, Peacocks Hotel, Maam Cross @ 7.30pm
  • Monday, February 18th,  Clarinbridge GAA Centre, Clarinbridge @ 7.30pm
  • Tuesday, February 19th, Mountbellew Community centre, Ballygar rd, Mountbellew @ 7.30pm

Come along and find out about what funding support might be available for your group.

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Welcome to the Galway Rural Development 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.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.