GRD Latest News

The Yellow Flag Programme for Schools

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Would your school be interested in being supported to take part in an 8 step programme focussed on diversity at the end of which your school would receive a physical flag in recognition of its work on promoting diversity and inclusion?

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Call for LEADER Funding for Community Groups

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, February 08, 2018

 Galway Rural Development has issued a call for funding for community groups. Please click on the links below to get information on the different actions: Read more

LEADER Programme 2014-2020 Call for Funding

Galway Rural Development - Monday, December 11, 2017

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Focusing on disability

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Galway Rural Development are running out two events in the West and East of the County in November focusing on disability issues and the supports that are available. Read more

Free B.A. Degree for women, over 21, in Galway

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This is a fantastic opportunity for women to get back into education, it's free and you don't have to travel into Galway! To make sure you get a place it's best to contact Freeda Garman  on 091 844335, or before the information days on November 8th & 9th. Read more

Social Inclusion Week starts on October 16th

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, October 03, 2017
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GRD report on Community Needs Surveys launched in Tuam and Ballinasloe

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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Galway Rural Development brings Learning for Life Roadshow Countywide

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Social Enterprise Training

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, September 06, 2017
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Galway Rural Development - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Galway Rural Development are seeking Expression of Interests for the STEPS programme which we hope to roll out in October/November 2017.

The programme takes 3 full days to complete but can be done over 2 weeks by splitting the workshop in 1 and a half days over the 2 weeks. 

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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.