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The Cathaoirleach's Community Awards 2016

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Over 300 people from Community and Voluntary groups from all around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 28th November in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe. Read more

FIT Towns Competition 2017

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Galway Rural Development - Saturday, November 26, 2016

Now is your chance to further your education. Trish Bourke, NUI Galway Mature Students Officer will be at the Corralea Hotel on Thursday from 2 - 3.30 and can give you information about coming to NUIG. Read more


Galway Rural Development - Monday, November 21, 2016

Town and Village Renewal Scheme - where the money went in Galway

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

More than 170 towns and villages benefit from funding under €10m Town and Village Renewal Scheme – Minister Humphreys Press Release  Read more

Galway City Social Inclusion Week

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, November 09, 2016

GRD works in the East of the County but since we all have occasion to pop into Galway City, here is a link to the events going on this week for the City Council's Social Inclusion Week.  Galway City Social Inclusion Week Read more

Community Education Support Scheme for 2017

Galway Rural Development - Monday, November 07, 2016
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Transition Year Students take part in Young Social Innovators Programme

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, November 03, 2016

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The Homework Club in Gort gets off to a good start.

Galway Rural Development - Saturday, October 29, 2016

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Two Training courses coming up

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, October 27, 2016

Here are two  GRETB training courses coming up. One is a Taster Course in Tuam for apprenticeship skills in construction. The other is another kind of tasting - the yummy kind  - as GRETB runs a culinary skills course in Ballinasloe. 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.