Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Community Action Network CAN is dedicated to creating a more equal, just society that has the well-being of citizens at its heart. Through a range of community development activities, we work with people to assert their rights to participate fully as subjects of their own lives, to have their voices heard and to have their … Continue reading Community development leadership training program – Community Action Network (Ireland)

Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland

Donegal TD Joe McHugh, Minister of State for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, today announced details of the €178 million investment programme for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands under the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 plan. The long-term funding package will run over 10 years and includes investment for Údarás … Continue reading Minister McHugh Announces 10 year plan for €178 million investment package on the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands as part of Project Ireland

Minister McHugh urges local communities to pitch for grant funding under €15M regeneration scheme for rural towns and villages

Donegal TD Joe McHugh has urged local community groups and businesses in towns and villages up and down the country to start making their pitch for regeneration grants under the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Mr McHugh, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish language, Gaeltacht and the Islands, said: “There is €15 … Continue reading Minister McHugh urges local communities to pitch for grant funding under €15M regeneration scheme for rural towns and villages

Minister McHugh secures more than €2million funding for a new library for Donegal

Donegal TD Joe McHugh has secured a €2.1million investment to develop a new community facility housing a public library, a family resource centre and An Foróige in Donegal Town.Almost half of the funding has been awarded by Michael Ring, Minister for Rural and Community Development, and the remainder will be provided by Donegal County Council. … Continue reading Minister McHugh secures more than €2million funding for a new library for Donegal