What area do we cover?
Galway Rural Development (GRD) is one of 50 Local Development Companies (LDCs) in Ireland delivering a range of EU and national programmes.
Who are we?
GRD was established in July 1994. It is a company limited by guarantee and its Directors represent statutory agencies, social partners, business, farming, community and voluntary sectors. Its staff are based in Athenry, and also out of other locations throughout the county.
What do we do?
GRD administers the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), LEADER , the Rural Social Scheme (RSS), and TÚS Programme. GRD also acts as a sponsor of a Community Employment Scheme providing maintenance work for local communities and clerical and administrative support.
Where we are?
The main office of GRD is situated within the Mellows Campus, alongside Teagasc, two miles west of Athenry. We can be contacted by telephone on 091 844335, by fax: 091 845465 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org