September will soon be here and lots of courses are starting up. GRD has a handy Training App available on Google Playstore which is updated every week and gives information about courses available in the County. Many of these courses are free to people in receipt of Department of Social Welfare Payments. Read more
Following on from an application to tender for a Homework Club Support Service, GRD are now seeking a Supervisor for a Homework Club which is being run in Gort. Read more
GRD are currently the lead on the County Galway Integration and Diversity Strategy (2013-2017). As part of a new initiative, GRD is now inviting applications from suitably qualified organisations/schools, with experience of working with children at risk of early school leaving but particularly those from the Traveller and minority ethnic communities, to access a PILOT Homework Support Programme in County Galway in 2016. Read more
The HSE has been allocated National Lottery Funding for distribution to community based groups and voluntary organisations under the Respite Care Grant Scheme and the National Lottery Grant Scheme. Groups and organisations involved in the provision of Health and Personal Social Services can apply for once off funding for suitable projects. 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.