News & Statements
Rural communities will not be bullied by big banks trying to strip away their services – Ring
AIB’s U-turn on removing cash services at branches demonstrates that communities in rural Ireland are a force to be reckoned with and will fight back against any attack on their way of life, according to Fine Gael TD Michael Ring.
Any Government decision on turf requires full backing of Fine Gael PP – Ring
Any future decisions made by Government on turf must be fully supported by Fine Gael Ministers, TDs and Senators, Deputy Michael Ring has said.
Use of turf needed long into our future – Ring
Fine Gael is working across Government to ensure a fair resolution on the proposals for the sale and distribution of turf that will protect the rights of the people of rural Ireland, Deputy Michael Ring has said.
Financial service providers must support rural Ireland
Financial service providers must offer sustained proper services to rural communities, towns and villages across Ireland, Fine Gael TD Michael Ring has said.
Fianna Fáil misleading people in relation to funding for rural communities – Ring
Fianna Fáil are misleading people in relation to Government funding for rural communities, according to the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD.
€1 billion Rural Regeneration Fund is new money which will transform communities – Ring
The Minister for Rural & Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has said that the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund is a game changer for rural Ireland.
Minister Ring announces €226,000 for 9 projects in Mayo through LEADER programme
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has announced the approval of €226,000 in funding for 9 communities and businesses in Mayo. The funding for these projects will be provided by the Minister’s Department through the Mayo LEADER Local Action Group.
Micheál Martin chooses to ignore exponential increase in LEADER allocations – Ring
Eamon O’Cuív handed back €35 million to Exchequer in 2008 when Rural Minister – Minister Ring
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD has urged Deputy Eamon O’Cuív to stop playing politics with the issue of Government financial supports for rural development.
Minister Ring approves €21.6 million for towns and villages across rural Ireland
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today (4th October 2017) announced that 281 rural towns and villages across the country are set to benefit from over €21 million in funding under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The scheme is a key part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development.