Rural Development Programme  2007 - 2014

The  2007 – 2014 programme supported seven measures to improve the quality of rural life and the rural economy.  GRD funded approximately 320 separate projects of all sizes in the county distributing in excess of €9 million in grant aid. This table also shows the running costs for the Programme

Completed Projects as of July 2014 List of Grant Aided LEADER Projects 2007-2013 Programme
Project Title Description Amount Paid (€)
Basic Services
Portumna and District Development Company Feasibility study into the development of Portumna Courthouse as a community facility 13,050.00
Gort Community Council Infrastructural work to Gort and South Galway Community and Leisure Centre, the construction of a new stage and installation of  lighting  35,995.43
Ballygar NT Playground Junior play area of playground, street furniture and fencing 38,211.68
Moylough Parish Sportsfield New equipment (cable run) and provision of Tranquility Park, recreational area for older people 40,131.33
Mountbellew Community Playground Play equipment and associated groundworks 30,000.00
Kilconly Community Development Association Community playground  40,000.00
Kilkerrin Community Council Renovations and Infrastructural work for Kilkerrin Community Centre 51,075.00
Dunmore Development Group-Playground Committee Development of playground in Dunmore village 40,773.00
Glenamddy Community Development Company IT equipment for community needs 4,838.25
Ballinakill Parish Hall Upgrade of Parish Hall 21,457.08
Aughrim Development Company Ltd Ride-on lawnmower 2,475.00
Leitrim-Ballydugan Community Centre and Field Erection of a ball wall at Leitrim Ballydugan Community Centre and Field 16,500.00
Belclare Sylane Community Council Development of new playground 59,914.50
Kilconly Development Association CCTV system for community premises 7,121.80
Shannonside Community Group Refurbishment work to Shragh Community Hall and purchase of equipment for the centre 81,161.50
Duniry Community and Pitch Development Committee Erection of perimeter fencing and ball wall 43,199.99
Moylough Parochial Hall Ltd Upgrade of  community hall 102,083.19
Woodford Youth Club Infrastructural work and equipment purchase for Woodford Youth Club Hall 15,158.69
Annaghdown Parish Council Construction of sports hall 278,093.25
Kilkerrin Community Council Erection of floodlights, laying of paving bricks and tarmac surface 18,721.50
Duniry Community and Pitch Development Committee Development of the entrance into the playing field including walls, drainage, tarring and chipping and erection of post and rail fencing 8,331.00
Oranmore Communuity Development Association Ltd Works at Community field including stop nets, goal posts, security cameras 20,590.80
Maree Community Development Company Ltd Development of new grass pitch, environmental waste treatment plant, perimeter fencing 78,157.35
Bullaun Development Group Community carpark 149,337.12
Gort Community Council Running Track Running track 28,829.71
Williamstown Development Company Photocopier and printer 2,968.50
Gort Community Council Installation of gas boilers for  heating system 21,501.67
Killererin Development Company Analysis and development into the construction of a new community centre 5,881.12
Duniry Community and Pitch Development Boundary fence and pedestrian walkway 50,602.50
Caltra Community Centre Development Association Feasibility Study/business plan for  community centre 4,050.00
Caltra Community Centre Development Association Costs for  Engineer to prepare Drawings/Plans for Community Centre in Caltra 2,250.00
Lackagh Museum and Community Development Association Construction of Community facility 145,436.45
Moyne Villa Football Club Lighted walk way and carpark resurfacing 111,484.34
Fr Sammon Community Centre Architectural plans and drawings for extension to existing community centre 19,239.00
Moyne Villa Football Club Development of Playground 8,289.57
Cappataggle Community Association for Recreation and Sport Installation of three phase electricity 8,501.33
Caltra Community Centre Development Association Construction of new community centre 491,056.25
Kilconieron Parish Community Pitch Development Committee Extension to existing community facility 50,488.08
Williamstown Development Company Renovation works at community centre 8,605.83
Oranmore Community Development Association Funding for event to highlight road safety in Oranmore, particularly for pedestrians and cyclists.Involves a Guinness World Record attempt. 8,792.10
Gort Playground Group Ltd  Additional playground equipment for older age group. 13,758.75
 Carrabane Community Development Company Ltd  Design and drawing up of plans for community building  5,535
Lisheenkyle Community Sports and Recreational Development Company Ltd Development of playground 99,107.97
Killimordaly Community Centre Development of playground 59,964.61
Oranmore Park Committee  Development of sports facilities  239,948.72
Cloughanover Social Club   Extension to Community Centre  143,800.52
 St Thomas GAA Club  Upgrading of Community Hall  13,764.15
Athenry Community Council Trust Refurbishment of community centre 149,999.00
 Woodford Youth Club Purchase of a Defibrillator  1,362.65
Enterprise Dunmore Refurbishment of roof 18,358.82
                                                                              Total 2,211,304.60
Village renewal and development
Skehanna Community Development Installation of lighting on new walkway at Community facility 14,949.84
Aughrim Development Company Ltd Explanatory plaques in  Recreational Park and erection of  miniature re-inactment of the Battle of Aughrim. 5,867.65
Lawrencetown Community Enterprise Company Ltd Boardwalk, viewing platform and parking area at Lismanny Bog, Lawrencetown 6,335.51
Monivea Community Council Development of a new playground 65,244.38
Moylough Parish Sportsfield  Lights, water and electricity connection 4,901.44
Augrim Development Company Ltd Development of playground 29,094.49
Ahascragh Community Development Lanscaping & vilage enhancement 10,189.64
Woodford Playground Committee Development of playground and recreational area 62,370.75
Kiltormer Community Playground Committee Development of a new playground 51,750.00
Kilconnell Community Development Association Ltd Development of a new playground 46,138.62
Aughrim Development Company Ltd Lawnmower, strimmer and blower. 2,157.75
Milltown (Co Galway)Development Company ltd Extension of the Clare river walk 13,653.98
Ballinasloe Tidy Towns Committee  Landscaping  46,671.90
Milltown ( Co Galway)  Development Company Ltd Works at Cloondroon Lake. Car parking, picnic amenity area, fishing bays, picnic table, information signs, railing, new gate, fencing , buoys and housing 3,850.62
Abbey Muintir na Tire Refurbishment of community centre  146,260.00
Belclare Sylane Community Council Resurfacing  carpark,  installation of safety nettings and railings surrounding community pitches. 35,841.96
Fohenagh, Killure, Kilgeril Community Council Extension to commmunity centre 39,444.00
Craughwell Community Development Association Development of a new playground 93,225.00
Ardrahan AED Group Purchase of two defibrillators and  associated training 4,812.37
Gurteeny Village Regeneration Committee Enhancement works including creation of an amenity area, upgrading of village pump, picnic area, information signs and planting. 44,544.03
Kinvara Community Council Refurbishment of community centre 110,738.30
Loughrea Community Council Development of wild life garden 4,806.71
Maree Community Development Co. Ltd. All Weather Indoor Sports Arena 120,458.68
Cairde Mór Limited Lackagh/Turloughmore Playground 104,957.25
Kiltullagh Development Group Community car park 62,113.09
Gort Playground Group Ltd New community playground 70,000.00
Enterprise Dunmore Ltd Re-furbishment of the old technical school in Dunmore as a community resource centre 150,000.00
Lisheenkyle Community Sports & Recreational Development Development of an all purpose sports field, 147,519.80
Ballinderreen Community Development Association Installation of Astroturf sports surface with floodlighting, ball walls, fencing, stop netss and adjoining tennis and basketball court. 148,045.92
Ahascragh Development Association Development of a new playground 52,061.25
Ardrahan Playground Limited Development of a new playground 37,125.00
Fohenagh Killure Kilgerril Community Council Extension to commmunity centre 15,840.62
Moylough Parish Sportsfield Synthetic bowling green, floodlights and netting. 41,183.00
Leitrim Sports and Recreational Development Group  Car park and playground 156,914.04 
Abbeyknockmoy Parish Society Ltd Development of car park 16,112.25
Monivea Tidy Towns Ride on lawnmower 12,707.25
Fohenagh Killure Community Council Development of playground and car park 77,333.84
Tiernascragh Rural Development Group Village enhancement and redecorating exterior of community centre 1,738.48
Galway County Council  Secures storage cage for kayaks & canoes 3,192.19
Maree Community Development Co.Ltd  Upgrading and extension of tennis court area 36,511.81
Cappatagle Assoc. for Recreation & Sports Playground  Playground  51,168
Corofin Community Development Association  Playground and car park  46,060.93
Conservation and upgrading of the rural heritage
Portumna and District Angling Association Replacement of existing galvanised shed with new fully insulated unit which will serve as a meeting and training facility for the community 10,125.00
Galway Golden Mile 2009 Golden Mile of Galway Competition 2009 9,634.17
Glenamaddy Comm Dev.Co. Element 2 Equipment for Digital Mapping Project for Graveyards NE Galway 5,454.00
Williamstown Heritage Company Provision of information boards. 1,029.00
Milltown Dev. Co, (monument conservation) Conservation report, condition survey, measured/outline survey, method statement and site monitoring of Jockey’s Monument 1,440.00
Milltown Co. Galway Dev. Co. Technical assistance to undertake an appropriate assessment of the River Clare site. 1,285.20
Galway Golden Mile 2010 Golden Mile of Galway Competition 2010 16,467.62
Friends of Coole Park Review of Coole Park Cultural Programme  6,125.62
GRD Tree Research Research and preparation of a tree publication for East Galway  4,125.00
GRD (Mapping) specialist analysis and development support for the community groups interested in digital mapping project 8,498.55
Ballinasloe Fair & Festival Provision of Bunting, DIY Marquees, Barriers 5,226.00
Milltown Dev Co. Ltd. Preservation of Jockey's Monument in Milltown 6,802.47
Clarinbridge Local Heritage Group Equipment for use in folklore collection project 3,235.05
SE Galway IRD Ltd Technical report to inform the future development of Portumna Workhouse complex 13,068.00
Ballinasloe Tidy Towns Committee Plan to idenitfy areas in Ballinalsoe that would benefit from improved landscaping incorporating biodiversity best practice 5,336.10
Tiernascragh Heritage Group Equipment  to enable researching and recording information relating to the history and heritage of the area 2,171.21
Mountbellew Vintage Club Conservation plan to detail the restoration of a vintage steam roller, following best practice 3,640.50
Aughrim Development Company Ltd Refurbishment of memorial cross to the battle of Aughrim 4,312.65
Friends of Coole park Strategic plan for the building and operation of a Gregory cultural centre in Coole Park 8,113.05
Loughrea Agricultural Show Society Upgrading of show jumps for Agricultural Show 6,825.00
Galway Traveller Movement Ltd. Feasibility study for a community mattress recycling facility 14,374.80
Eyrecourt Agriculture Show Purchase of advertising signs and security fencing 4,855.27
Ahascragh Grotto Project Provision of flowers, bunting and cast iron flower boxes   4,498.50
Tynagh and District Development Society Ltd Refurbishment and extension of the Old School House 149,999.45
Lough Derg Anglers Association Environmental Study of Fish Stocks in Lough Derg  24,637.50
Ballygar Tidy Towns Provision of strimmer, lawnmower, blower/vac, trees, shrubs, compost stakes and ties, holestar planters   2,713.54
Athenry Environmental Network Provision of 4 uniquely and individually designed sculptured seating for public use 3,675.00
Abbey Muintir na Tire Insulation of the external walls of community centre 4,387.00
Milltown County Galway Dev.Co. (heritage mapping) Audit of heritage resources 8,910.00
Restoration of Roxborough Gates Restoration work to the Roxborough Gates and entrance to the Roxborough estate  24,015.11
Loughrea Agricultural Show Society Widening of drive into show field to accommodate two way traffic 3,562.50
 GRD Energy Assessments  Energy assessments on community buildings  13,837.50
Killimor Development Society Design and printing of history publication 24,157.50
Clonfert Research Project Digital model of medieval Clonfert 4,440 
Glinsk Community Development Society Ltd Heritage weekend to celebrate the formation of Glinsk village 7,015.91
Loughrea Creative Writing Group Printing costs of a childrens book based on a local story from the Loughrea area 4,050.00
Loughrea Pipe Bank Uniforms and instruments  6,012.64 
Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society Conservation study into the restoration of the Gregory Mausoleum located in Coole Desmesne. 2,656.80
Portumna Workhouse Resoration to part of the workhouse complex in Portumna. 161,686.35
Ballyglunin Railway Conservation report on historic railway station 2,673.76
Kilconnell Community Development Ass. Ltd Costs of printing calendar 1,960.42 
Cooley Collins Traditional Music Festival Funding for Cooley Collins Traditional Music festival 8,907.26
Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Society  Restoration of Gregory Mausoleum  10,414.74 
Athenry Film Club Projection and audio equipment 6,552.75
Business Creation and Development
Michael Kennedy Refrigeration unit for potato storage shed 17,550.00
Ballinasloe Enterprise & Technology Centre Provision of  entrance, driveway, broadband works & engineers costs 32,073.75
Ger Delaney Precast Prototype concrete sewage treatment system   26,212.00
Rosemary Fallon Computer, high quality printer and software 1,955.26
Giblin Truck Bodies Ltd. Purpose built workshop and connection of 3 Phase electricity  40,472.66
Giblin Truck Bodies (2) Electrical works, office and toilets and glazing 32,921.40
Galway East Tourism Engagement of a tourism distribution company to circulate existing brochures 528.52
Aughrim Timber & Stake Company Ltd. Provision of a Fliegl Push-Off Trailer  14,972.50
Association of Irish Festival Events Ltd. Provision of computers, laptops, printers, and projector, photocopier and accompanying electrical and telecommunications cabling  4,906.52
Ballinasloe Area Community Development Provision of electricity metering for all tenants, upgrade the existing parking area at the rear of the Centre and internal renovations to create a new office, boardroom and general facilities on the ground floor  21,029.00
Athenry ML Ltd Equipment and fit out of climatherapy/salt therapy clinic 23,845.59
The Foods of Athenry Ltd Equipment for establishment of a Gluten Free Bakery 111,661.79
Brian Roche Engineering Installing 3 phase electricity and purchase of equipment. 14,537.44
National Butchery Academy Ltd Provision of equipment and fit out of butchery training centre 34,827.09
Fergus Hegarty Livestock scanning equipment 9,666.00
Pam Oil Company Ltd Innovative technologies and equipment to produce and test  blended and environmentally friendly and biodegradable lubricant products 93,791.90
Damien Fallon Feasibility study for the establishment of a new start up business in the Renewable Energy sector 19,154.59
Adrian Mulleady Development of new ashbox prototype and patent proposal. 3,566.92
Eoin Flaherty Analysis and development of pre punched and heat sealed weed supressant matting for Grow Your Own sector 3,851.29
N.Barrett Engineering Ltd Development of prototype cattle crush, marketng and finance support 10,087.88 
Oceans of Clean Renewable Energy Ltd. Feasibility study & trials of Energy Wave Convertor 30,000.00
Lighthouse Networks Analysis and development of a fiber optic cable network direct to the home by the construction of a small case study network  30,000.00
English Bubble Ltd Development of games based on-line language learning 29,018.85
Steve Burke Purchase of a sawmill 5,195.00
Laura Taylor Development of prototype wet suit removal aid and patent proposal  15,069.03
Fidelma Healy Eames Feasibility study for  establishment of a Young Creators Centre in Galway 13,723.13
Ballinasloe Area Community Development replacement of the existing roof, associated site work and cost of engineer’s fees   113,607.90
Oceans of Clean Renewable Energy Ltd. Feasibility study & trials of Energy Wave Convertor 30,000.00
Lighthouse Networks Development of new website to support web applications to market new fibre optic systems, to assess coverage and demand 1,865.00
English Bubble Ltd Development of games based on-line language learning 29,018.85
COPE Galway Feasibility study for community catering business in partnershp with rural communities 8,100.00
Tom O Brien Feasibility study for development of  product for safe storage and transportation of Chainsaw Chains 11,705.45
Ian Claxton Feasibility study for the development of herbal and skincare products  7,997.63 
Tom Kennedy Equipment for mobile sheep shearing Training School 14,180.33
GeoDrill Ltd Specialised geodrill rig for the purpose of drilling geothermal boreholes for heat pump installations. 150,000.00
Ahascragh Feasibility Study Feasibility study for heritage/enterprise centre in Ahascagh 4,455.00
Margaret Brehony & Mercedes Varona  Feasibility & marketing support for skincare company 28,049.29
Fields of Athenry Harps Development of prototype harp  22,317.96
Joe Sheridan Craft brewing and training facilities   74,850
Galway Craft Beers Ltd  Micro brewery equipment  149,902.50
                                                                               Total 993,462.76
Encouragement of Tourism Activities
Woodville Walled Garden Development of a separate entrance to the walled garden with related fencing and stone masonry, signage and planting  10,861.00
David Harris Provision of four lake boats, motors, accessories and a pro-guide boat for angling business 26,455.00
Galway Greenways Provision of stiles, markers, finger posts, poles, related machine hire and materials, ecological supervision and survey works on the Hymany Way  18,835.95
Gerard McCarthy T/A Loughrea Equestrian Centre Six seated riding carriage with wheelchair access,  box carriage, harnesses and related tack. 19,454.25
Michael & Bernadette Murray Angling school and enhanced facilities for visitors and anglers at existing bed & breakfast 8,099.44
Burrenbeo Trust Information, educational and publicity materials for Information centre in Kinvara 9,048.24
Gerard J Gorman Product development and marketing action plan for the development of rural tourism business  2,700.00
 Pallas Paintball Ltd  Development and equipping of paintball facility 70,910.83 
Nicola Crosby & Kieron Hanley Provision of  barn housing stables, tack room, related equine equipment and conversion of garage to recreational / storage facility  11,670.03
Martina Collins Fitting out and equipping of a bait room for anglers  13,582.50
Portumna Chamber of Commerce Reprint of tourism brochure for Portumna and publicity and marketing for Great Outdoors Festival 5,567.00
Aughrim Development Company - Hymany Way Signage and materials to extend the Hymay Way from Aughrim to Bunavan as part of the national Beara Breifne long distance walkway and cycleway 57,030.86
 Esther Zyderlaan t/a The Slieve Aughty Centre Development of eco-tourism accommodation  200,000 
Tranquillity Village Ltd - Woodlawn House Feaibility study to develop grand plan for Woodlawn House and demesne as a multi dimensional visitor attraction 18,600.00
Peter Downey Provision of a lake boat, engine and accessories  1,756.83
Dartfield Ltd Upgrading of existing disused entrance, construction of new road, associated signage and landscaping 92,158.00
Gerard Gorman (2) Provision of an activity room and shed conversion, development of paddock and pen areas, recreational equipment, signage and upgrading of river access.   17,957.09
Burren Beo Trust Computer equipment, printer and projector 3,746.25
Nathan Kingerlee Kayaks, trailers, wetsuits/lifejackets, rock climbing equipment and a rescue boat 10,830.61
JH Bike Tours Ireland Ltd Upgrade of cycles and equipment  29,725.38
Aughrim Remembered Costs for festival to commemorate the Battle of Aughrim in 1691 4,972.50
 Portumna Chamber of Commerce  Provision of signage, window displays, video and website to promote tourism in Portumna, and equipment to clean up water amenities area 8,420.91
Leonie Phinn Feasibility study for the provision of eco-friendly accommodation units, language training centre and cultural amenity  3,643.50
MacMara Marine  12 person passenger RIB boat and associated equipment  123,511.89
Aughrim Community Development Co  Development of a looped walk around Battle of Aughrim site   25,650.76
Pat Donaghy T/A Esker Shooting Ground Upgrade of traps and acoustic equipment 49,500.00
 Ann Gardiner t/a Cartron House Development of farm walk   18,048.89
Milltown Community Council Performers fees and associated costs for PJ Conlon music festival 7,162.50
 Jim Morrisey t/a Kayakmor  Surf skis and roof rack system 9,412.91 
Diversification in Non Agricultural Activities
Galway Rural Development Co-funding for stall at the LEADER Food Vilage at the National Ploughing Championships 2009 600
Marion Roeleveld & Haske Knippels Construction of Cheese Plant 22,320.72
Cloonasee Ltd Development of Burren Nature Sanctuary 150,000.00
John Higgins Purchase of machine to sharpen Band saw blades 7,878.00
Cloonasee Ltd  Nature walk and associated equipment  49,373.51 
Annelar Ltd t/a Galway Goat   Equipment for the production & distribution of flavoured goat's milk yoghurt  8,731.80
 JH Bike Tours Ltd  Conversion of farm building for bike hire storage & assembly  23,955
Training and Information
Training Galway Forest Producer Group Training to members of the Galway Forest Producer Group in chainsaw skills 5,040.00
Training on National Energy Schemes Training workshops on the subject of the National Energy Grant and Support Schemes 6,370.69
Friends of Coole Park Certificate in local history course 17,425.00
Galway Golden Mile 2009 Training for groups entering Golden Mile Competition 4,025.83
Glenamaddy Comm Dev Co. Digital Mapping Project for Graveyards in NE Galway. 5,000.00
Galway Rural Development Co-People & Nature Biodiversity Bio diversity Training Programme 13,341.18
Training on Ecotourism & Environmental Sustainability Introductory Course on Ecotourism & Environmental Sustainablity for Tourism Businesses in East Galway 5,868.94
Friends of Coole Park Series of lectures/field trips as part of Coole Park's Spring Programme 4,420.00
GRD Willow Biodiveristy Live willow scuplting training project with young people 2,400.00
Biodiversity Training 2010 Bio diversity Training Programme 9,648.00
GRD - Ecotourism Training 2010 Ecotourism Training for tourism businesses 6,614.50
GRD Traditional Skills Programme - Uses of Lime Training course in the traditinal use of lime in building 5,064.30
Clarinbridge Local Heritage Group Training course in the area of folklore collection 4,950.00
GRD Galway Tree Training Training for community groups on planting trees and tree care 2,478.00
Galway Rural Development (Mapping) Specialist cartography training and training for graveyard recorders 9,900.00
Western Family History Association Genealogical training programme for members and public with field trips 3,938.05
GRD Ecotourism Training Programme 2011 Ecotourism Training for tourism businesses 41,587.85
Fergus Hegarty Training on Scanning Machine 1,000.00
Training "My People My Place My heritage" Training programme to upskill and empower 30 parishes to know own heritage assets 22,150.50
Biodiversity Training 2011 Bio diversity Training Programme 16,740.00
Pallas Paintball Ltd  Training staff for running paintball facility  2,051.49
GRD Wind Turbine Training Practical training course in building a wind turbine and other wind water sustainable energy models 5,806.70
GRD  Traditional Skills Programme - Ironwork Training course introducing blacksmithing skills & techniques & best practice for conservation & repair of heritage ironwork 12,582.14
Glenamaddy Community Development Company Purchase of new IT equipment for digital mapping of graveyards 3,407.55
GRD Energy Awareness Training Seminar Energy awareness training seminars for community groups 4,500.00
Woodlawn Heritage Group Heritage training to produce a history of the Woodlawn area 4,950.00
Glenamaddy Community Development Company Ltd Photoshop training programme to assist in producing community publications 850
Moylough Resource Enterprise Ltd Lecture series on local heritage in Moylough area 3,570.00
GenealogyTraining Mapping advice, procedure and mapping conventions 3,600.00
GRD Biodiversity 2013   Training community groups in bio diversity 22,960 
Solas Resource Centre Renovation and equipping of community training room 10,333.88
Tynagh and District Development Society Ltd Training courses in IT skills for the over 50's 3,900.00
Craughwell Order of Malta Purchase of equipment to aid in first aid and cardiac first response training in Craughwell area 2,853.18
Ireland Reaching Out Series of lectures relating to genealogy 5,684.60
Cappataggle Community Association for Recreation & Sport Genealogy Course 4,440
Galway Golden Mile Training  Training for community groups to prepare for Golden Mile Award 30,853.95 
                                                                               Total 250,000.89
Implementing Co-operation Activities
O'Carroll Consultants Ltd. Visitor guide & promotional material for Mid Ireland Tourism 641.52
Galway Golden Mile 2011 Golden Mile of Galway Competition 2011 14,425.97
Galway Golden Mile 2012 Golden Mile of Galway Competition 2012 15,412.22
 Lough Derg Animator Development of tourism plan for Lough Derg  20,344.74
Goya Gang Club Purchase of equipment and website development  and training in order to promote club 17,432
Galway Food Animator Development of artisan food sector   29,150.42
Banagher Shannon Bank Parl   Upgrading of recreational facilities 13,875. 
Galway Golden Mile 2013 Golden Mile of Galway Competition 2013 16,395.29
                                                                               Total 127,677.16

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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.

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