Approval for 11 biodiversity officers to bring national total to 25

11 local authorities have been awarded funding to appoint biodiversity officers to drive local action for biodiversity conservation. This will bring to 25 the total number of biodiversity officers in local authorities across Ireland, following last year’s approval for...

Minister Rabbitte welcomes €3m investment for Galway CoCo walking and cycling infrastructure this year 

Minister for Disability and Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, has welcomed the allocation of €3 million to Galway County Council for developing walking and cycling infrastructure in 2023. A total of 22 Active Travel projects are being funded by the...

Government announce update on Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme – small business, farmers, fishers

Scheme will provide reduced interest rate loans to: small businesses farmers  fishers  Monday, 30th January 2023 Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney TD along with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, and...

URDF Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

In 2018, the Government launched the URDF to support more compact and sustainable development. The Fund is providing part-funding for projects that will enable a greater proportion of residential and mixed-use development to be delivered within the existing built-up...

Government launches new Vacant Homes Action Plan and details of new €150 million URDF vacancy fund

  Action Plan outlines Government measures being introduced to address vacancy Third round of funding support under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) offering funding to local authorities for projects to activate vacant properties and derelict sites...

The National IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony is taking place this Saturday 21st January from 7pm

The National IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony is taking place this Saturday 21st January from 7pm, and will be streamed live at the link below – it may be of interest to your community as it will showcase award-winning projects where communities have worked together...

Opening of applications for Equine Technical Support & Equine Breeding Schemes

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, today announced the launch of the Equine Technical and Equine Breeding Scheme 2023 and the opening for receipt of applications. The scheme, which has a budget of more than €800,000, is comprised of...

Government announces €4.3 million to assist third level students with the cost of living

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research and Innovation Simon Harris TD has today announced €4.3 million to assist students with the cost of living. The once off funding will be provided through the Student Assistance Fund, which assists students with books...

Community Support Fund under the Community Enhancement Programme 2022-2023

Galway County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has been allocated an amount of €316,244 under the Community Support Fund and Galway County Council, on behalf of the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), and is inviting applications for funding from...





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