Here is a children's book which might be useful Read more
PRESS RELEASE March 23rd 2020 Read more
Government support to communities through the Action Plan to support the community response to COVID-19. Read more
At GRD, we have undertaken all recommended precautions in relation to the health and safety of our staff, scheme participants, students, volunteers, and partners and we will continue to follow HSE guidance. Read more
There is a lot of information in the media about the Covid 19 virus. GRD knows that there is great community spirit in Galway and here are a couple of documents which provide guidelines and advice for supporting people to deal with Covid 19, particularly to support older people, children and how we can all maintain good mental health during this period. A telephone call to a neighbour, a bag of shopping dropped at the door - these small acts will make a great deal of difference. Stay safe and well and be kind to each other. Read more
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Due to the government's announcement today we have been advised to cancel all community education classes run in collaboration with GRETB from 6pm this evening until the 29th of March. If you have already been registered for classes you will be informed of the cancellations and any new courses we recently advertised will be rescheduled when we have clearance to do so. 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.