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August  12th,  2022

Public Consultation on Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2030

Stakeholders are being invited to make submissions on a draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2030 (Plan).

August  12th,  2022

Minister Humphreys publishes 2021 Annual Report from Department of Rural and Community Development

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Friday, 12th August 2022) published the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Annual Report for 2021.

August  12th,  2022

Minister of State Chambers approves €382,216 for the Gaelic Games Programme in the Galway and Tuar Mhic Éadaigh Gaeltacht

Jack Chambers T.D., Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport announced during his visit to the Galway Gaeltacht today 12 August that he has approved a 3-year grant worth up to €382,216 for the Connacht GAA Council to enable them to continue to administer the Gaelic Games Programme in the Galway and Tuar Mhic Éadaigh Gaeltacht.

August  11th,  2022

Farm Sustainability Plan (FSP) portal now open for the proposed Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES)

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the opening of his Department’s Farm Sustainability Plan (FSP) portal.

August  10th,  2022

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces almost €1 million in funding to support and improve 446 walking trails

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday, 10th August) announced funding of almost €1 million to support and improve some 446 walking trails across the country.

August  8th,  2022

Female entrepreneurs double revenues with ACORNS business development scheme

The group of early-stage female entrepreneurs, who took part in the latest ACORNS programme, doubled their combined turnover to €3.1m in just six months.