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Calling all community groups in Galway East! Are you in a local group and interested in finding out more about Biodiversity and how your group can make a difference in your local area?

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, August 13, 2020

Galway Rural Developments (GRD) and Burrenbeo Trust are looking to recruit 6 community groups across South and East Galway to participate in our COMMUNITY BIODIVERSITY TRAINING AND AWARENESS PROGRAMME. This project is funded under the Rural Environment Theme of LEADER 2014-2020 Read more

Minister Humphreys announces first towns and villages to benefit from new COVID-19 supports

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, August 04, 2020
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, announced details  on August 3rd of the first €2.8 million in funding approvals from her Department to help rural towns and villages to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Four towns in County Galway were successful. Read more

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.