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LEADER Programme

30th Anniversary of the LEADER Programme

Taking a look back at the LEADER programme, including the various ways the NRN has engaged with it.

The Sign Post Webinar Series

In association with our industry partners, we are pointing the way to a low emissions agriculture through informative webinars.

These one-hour webinars will focus on key topics to provide and equip agri-professionals with a better understanding of current research to meet the needs of clients.

Join us on Friday, February 3rd from 09:30-10:30am

Guest Speaker(s): Paul Johnston Adjunct Professor of Environmental Engineering Trinity College Dublin & Karin Dubsky, Coastal Ecologist, Coastwatch.

Topic: Valuing Wetlands under Ramsar / Questions & Answers

Webinar Series

Love Your Wellies Competition

The Love Your Wellies Competition is back and it’s bigger and better than last year! Last year we had hundreds of entries from all over the country telling us their story about their peat landscape. This year we want even more entries and we will be offering more...

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EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019 Booklet

The National Rural Network team at NUI Galway have designed and produced a booklet entitled ‘EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019’ to highlight and promote the 23 Irish EIP-AGRI Operational Groups selected by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

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The National Rural Network (NRN)

The National Rural Network (NRN) is a component of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 (RDP) led by Irish Rural Link in partnership with The Wheel, NUI Galway and Philip Farrelly & Co.

The overall aim of the NRN is to build and sustain a membership-based network that maximises the beneficial outcomes of the Rural Development Programme.​ 

NRN Case Studies

Visit our library of case-studies from across our NRN themes.

NRN Partners & Funders

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Tel: 090 6482744
Email: info@nationalruralnetwork.ie

 

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Clara Rd, Moate,
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