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Community Consultations and SICAP Registration

Galway Rural Development - Friday, January 27, 2017


As part of the LDS, local people are invited to have their say in what they think needs to happen in East Galway. Galway Rural Development has received numerous enquiries so far for LEADER funding since the funding for Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 ended.

Galway Rural Development was successful with their Expression of Interest to be the Local Action Group for East Galway. Galway Rural Development will hold the following series of public consultations around the county;  

At these events there will also be a presentation on the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), which started in Galway at the beginning of this year. Local community groups are encouraged to register with SICAP so they can avail of the services on offer.

January 31st                 Gullanes Hotel, Ballinasloe                             @7.30pm

February 1st                 Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea                      @7.30pm

February 7th                 Ard Rí Hotel, Tuam                                        @7.30pm

February 14th               Oranmore Lodge Hotel, Oranmore                 @7.30pm

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015 – 2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative

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.