- Global Enterprise Week 17th 23rd November 2014
- Get involved
- Rural Development Minister announces Priority 6 budget allocations for Council areas
- ONeill urges participation in Local Action Groups (LAGs)
- Hobby Entrepreneurs
- Meet Lucy
- Celebratory Event marks success of Rural Respecting Difference Programme
- Workshops Underway
- RYE workshops planned for November
- Take advantage of FREE benefits entitlement check - Age Concern Causeway
Rural Network- Supporting rural development locally, nationally & across Europe
Countryside Agri-Rural Partnership - RDC working in partnership to improve the lives of farmers and farm family members.
Rural Respecting Difference Programme - working in partnership to increase awareness of diversity and difference within schools and after schools
Rye - RDC working in partnership to encourage Rural Youth Entrepreneurship
BRIC – Building Relationships in Communities - encouraging greater social integration in Northern Ireland’s housing sector
Maximising Community Space - Advancing Good Relations in community halls
ABOUT THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
RDC, the rural development organisation for Northern Ireland, works to support and encourage integrated rural development actions that recognise and value the contribution of agriculture, rural regeneration, the environment and culture in realising its vision of 'a living, working, sustainable and shared countryside'.
Established in 1991, RDC has a track record in rural development spanning 22 years.
Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill, MLA has urged rural dwellers across the north to become involved with a Local Action Group (LAG) to shape,guide and deliver positive transformation in their communities.
Priority 6 funding for Rural Development is a European priority and is designed to promote social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development in rural areas which will focus on supporting: business development, diversification and basic services. The funding will be administered by newly formed Local Action Groups (LAG).
With winter looming older people are once again facing the difficulty of heating their home, buying groceries and paying their bills.
Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups are searching for volunteers, people like you!
Two dance companies, Maiden Voyage Dance from Belfast and Liz Roche Company from Dublin, come together to perform Neither Either a new dance work based on the writings of Seamus Heaney that looks at the predicament of living out two conflicting states of mind at once.