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Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Sheol an Comhairleoir John Walsh, agus é ag déanamh ionadaíochta thar ceann Mhéara Chathair na Gaillimhe, scéim phíolótach #GRMAGaillimh sa Treasure Chest mar chuid den cheiliúradh ar Sheachtain na Gaeilge. Read more


Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Free Healthcare course in Ballinasloe

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Care of the Elderly (QQI Level 5 Healthcare) in Ballinasloe 

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Extra places announced for the Rural Social Scheme

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

GRD is pleased to announce that 32 extra places have been made available on the Rural Social Scheme programme that it administers in East Galway.  The Galway Independent have featured GRD  in this week's issue which you can read here:Rural Social Scheme announces more places available in East Galway Read more

New Jobs in GRD under the SICAP Programme

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, February 09, 2017

There are 12 new positions being advertised under the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme. GRD is rolling out this programme throughout the whole of the County.  Details of how to apply are on this website. Go to the top menu, click About and scroll down to Job Vacancies. Read more


Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Community Consultations and SICAP Registration

Galway Rural Development - Friday, January 27, 2017


Action Plan for Rural Ireland

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Realising our Rural Potential: Action Plan for Rural Development  was launched in Longford by Minister for Rural Development Heather Humphries, along with the Taoiseach,on Monday 23rd January.  The Irish Times had a good piece on it which is set out below: Read more

Happy New Year 2017

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Starting into 2017 and GRD hopes it will be a good year for all of the people we work with. We wish you all success in this year, and hope that this picture of a wee boat all lit up on Kinvara Pier will be a beacon of light for us all. Read more

GRD Music Programme

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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.