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COVID-19 Response from the National Rural Network

An important update from the National Rural Network on the escalating COVID-19 situation across Ireland. 

LEADER Programme Update

Activity in the LEADER programme has continued to increase as we delve into 2020. As of the end of March, there are 2,978 projects approved for LEADER funding across Ireland. These, almost 3,000 projects, have a total value of almost €114.6m. This is an increase of...

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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.​ 

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