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Michael Ring concluded : “Leader funding provides invaluable support to a wide variety of community and enterprise initiatives in Mayo. I have now announced over €7 million in funding for 158 LEADER funded projects in the county” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Nephin Whiskey is a fantastic local employer which is helping to attract visitors to Lahardane. I am delighted to see it expand and grow,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted that LEADER is again supporting this effort to make this festival an event which will grow and flourish for the long term,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Speaking as someone from Westport, Allergan has had a remarkably positive impact on the town and on the region. This announcement is further evidence of how the west can provide a wonderful environment for investors and employers and it is a proud day for everyone connected with Allergan,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “This is the first time that we have seen such an ambitious and deliverable plan for the North West region that will ensure that we never again see the type of two-tiered development that FF and others have allowed. Fine Gael will deliver for the North West and are the only party who can be trusted to do so,” External link

finegael Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I have no doubt that the government’s decision to invest €241 million in the N5 Turlough to Westport road will play a positive factor in the decisions of potential investors in our county” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “While people say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, there is nothing sincere about the promises FF are making in an attempt to hoodwink people into returning them to Government,” External link

finegael Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Since its establishment less than 10 years ago, the impact of the Men’s Sheds movement has been phenomenal,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, January 24, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring pointed out : "Two of the largest towns in the western region, Westport and Castlebar, are in close proximity but are linked by a road which is notoriously unsafe and of poor quality. " External link

con-telegraph Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Fine Gael are committed to delivering broadband,” External link

finegael Friday, January 17, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Fine Gael are committed to delivering broadband,” External link

finegael Friday, January 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The broadband officers have engaged with hundreds of committees, boards, managers and owners of premises over the last three years to get agreement on BCP connection points. I take my hat off to them” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The broadband officers have engaged with hundreds of committees, boards, managers and owners of premises over the last three years to get agreement on BCP connection points. I take my hat off to them” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Since its establishment less than 10 years ago, the impact of the men’s sheds movement has been phenomenal,” External link

irishtimes Monday, January 13, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Having allocated over €4.5 million under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2019, I am delighted to confirm that more than 2,000 projects are set to benefit from it. A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit local community projects throughout the country,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Typical enhancements under the Programme include the renovation of community centres and community amenities, improvements to town parks and common areas and spaces and the purchase of equipment which is used to benefit the community. The programme has also supported energy efficient upgrades, developing community gardens, provision of defibrillators, CCTV, and sports and IT equipment,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “221,895 people are now employed in companies supported by the agency. This is the highest total employment in the 20-year history of the agency. 65% of total employment by Enterprise Ireland backed companies is now outside of Dublin. This comes at a time when more people are working that ever before - the unemployment rate currently stands at 4.8%” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, January 8, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit local community projects throughout the country” External link

agriland Friday, January 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This funding will contribute to the protection of surrendered, abandoned and at-risk animals. Animal welfare organisations carry out tremendous work here in Mayo and I am delighted to see this work being recognised” External link

westernpeople Monday, December 23, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Social Enterprises are providing valuable services and supports in communities across Ireland. To assist them in their work, I announced the Small Capital Grants Scheme in October. We received an overwhelming response to this call for funding, with the scheme heavily over-subscribed. " External link

leitrimobserver Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I was delighted to discuss the development of this policy which will have such an important bearing on the future of rural Ireland. It will contain commitments designed to have a transformative effect on rural Ireland by building the resilience and sustainability of rural communities and economies. Measures for delivery include, improving quality employment and career opportunities in rural areas; assisting the regeneration and repopulation of rural towns and villages and optimising the opportunities from high-speed broadband and technological advances," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m on every side of the debate” External link

con-telegraph Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said ( about Tony McLoughlin ) : "The expansion of the scheme follows a call for Expressions of Interest earlier this year which saw more than 50 applications being received. Up to 30 more walks will be added to the scheme over the next year, once my Department has completed a review of the Scheme and further trails are assessed to ensure that they meet the necessary standards to be included in the scheme. Fine Gael TD and Assistant Government Chief Whip Tony McLoughlin, has said that the inclusion of the Leitrim Way in the expanded Walks Scheme will be a real boost for Leitrim’s tourism. " External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I am delighted to announce funding today of €100,000 for five trails in our county. This funding will make a huge difference to the ongoing maintenance and development of the outdoor recreation facilities that are being supported” External link

con-telegraph Friday, November 29, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "It is an honour to pay tribute to these deserving award recipients. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring commented : “It is an honour to pay tribute to these deserving award recipients” External link

afloat Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I would like to commend the efforts of Water Safety Ireland volunteers who devote their time and contribute to the year on year trend of reduced drownings” External link

afloat Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “We need to celebrate our indigenous businesses which are such an important source of employment in rural communities. Here in Mayo we can offer companies excellent infrastructure, skilled workers and high quality third level institutes within the region. Aiden and Loraine and all the team at Cosmetic Creations have shown great foresight, ambition and courage in building the business in a highly competitive market and have achieved a lot in the past three years. This is evidenced by the amount of jobs the company supports in our own county and in Cork. I’m delighted that the government, through Enterprise Ireland, has been able to support Cosmetic Creations to develop and expand. In building the business with fast growing Irish brands that have a strong export focus, Cosmetic Creations has put itself in a strong position to generate significant business with large customers in a number of export markets. I’ve no doubt this will be a success and will generate significant additional employment at both plants. The vision for the company is to have it as one of Europe’s leading contract cosmetic product manufacturers that will have a strong reputation for customer support and technical expertise” External link

con-telegraph Friday, November 22, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The benefit of previous funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme is now being felt countrywide and I am delighted to be able to allocate a further €15 million for projects in 156 towns and villages right across rural Ireland” External link

dublinpeople Friday, November 22, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The new figures show that there are 219,800 people at work in the west region which comprises Mayo, Galway and Roscommon. This is a 20% increase since 2016 or 36,900 jobs” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The Government's commitment to a maximum possible investment of €3 billion, to deliver the National Broadband Plan, reflects the importance we attach to the equitable economic and social development of our country," "With this commitment, we are making a clear statement that rural Ireland matters, that it is a sound investment, and that our nation's economic and social development relies as much on the contribution and creativity of rural dwellers as it does on those living in our cities" External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 19, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Leader funding provides invaluable support to a wide variety of community and enterprise initiatives in Mayo. I have now announced over €6 million in funding for more than 150 Leader funded projects in the county” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "It's alright saying that. Some of these people coming into the country are under very difficult circumstances, they're fleeing from countries that's it's not safe to be in, both men and women, and we're doing our best to provide the best facility we can provide for them. Meanwhile, Brian Killoran, CEO of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, said Ireland had an informal approach to integration and he said it wasn't resourced very well. He said that this can result in issues " External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The Government’s commitment to supporting rural Ireland is further underscored through the €1 billion Project Ireland 2040 Rural Regeneration and Development Fund” External link

agriland Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted that the Cabinet has given the green light to this vital piece of infrastructure,” External link

MayoNews Friday, October 25, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is an investment in rural communities and in the rural economy,” External link

agriland Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This seminar is a great opportunity to celebrate the significant achievements in Ballyhaunis in the past 40 years in assimilating many different nationalities into the life of the town” External link

con-telegraph Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “On a strategic level, it will encourage investment, support employment and greatly enhance connectivity in the region,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The work of all those involved in the TidyTowns effort results in the attractive and welcoming towns and villages we see all over the country, and from which we all benefit" External link

eecho Monday, September 30, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is the second time that Glaslough has been awarded Ireland’s Tidiest Town, which is a remarkable achievement and shows that the commitment and enthusiasm of the TidyTowns committees continues to remain strong,” External link

thejournal Monday, September 30, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “All of the towns and villages involved in the competition across the country should benefit from this investment. Wherever you have active TidyTowns committees, it gives the town a real sense of pride and engagement, and creates a great atmosphere for both residents and visitors alike,” External link

thejournal Monday, September 30, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Mayo has outdone itself in the 2019 SuperValu Tidy Towns competition. It gave me great pride to present the 13 awards to the seven successful communities from the county. It’s fantastic that so many communities in Mayo are competing and achieving success in this competition. It reflects a deep pride of place that communities in Mayo have in their local areas and was achieved with hard work and no small amount of community spirit. Ultimately, all of the communities that compete in the competition are winners because their communities look better and people get great satisfaction and sense of camaraderie from taking part” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 30, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “This is a magnificent achievement for Westport, which beat some superb competition. Westport has a particularly proud tradition in the competition, having won the overall award for Tidiest Town in Ireland three times, most recently in 2008. Today’s victory is based on hard work and endless commitment by the Committee, the local community and local businesses” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 30, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I would like to thank the outgoing board members, Mary Mooty and Catherine Travers, and commend them for the contributions in their years of service to the board, and to Pobal. I acknowledge their assistance in helping Pobal which has had a real and tangible impact on thousands of people across the country through the programmes it manages on behalf of Government” External link

offalyexpress Friday, September 27, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year’s CLÁR programme will, for the first time, provide funding for the development of specialist sensory gardens and complementary play equipment. These gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit in enhancing the quality of life for people with a diverse range of life challenges” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, September 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year’s CLÁR programme will, for the first time, provide funding for the development of specialist sensory gardens and complementary play equipment. These gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit in enhancing the quality of life for people with a diverse range of life challenges,” “I am delighted to support the development of these gardens, which I know will create comfortable, relaxing environments for everyone to enjoy, no matter what their age or ability. "I see the hard work done by members of community groups up and down the country, and I am pleased that my Department can play its part in the work of this government to support and invest in communities for the benefit of all” External link

longfordleader Monday, September 16, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is rural regeneration at its best. This funding announced and the previous funding which was announced will prove invaluable to the town of Ballinrobe” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “These grants will be a major boost to homes and businesses in Mayo. Not only will these upgrades help us deliver on our climate commitments, but they will result in cleaner, healthier, warmer homes and businesses and cheaper energy bills. Upgrading our homes and businesses with improved insulation and energy efficiency measures will help reduce energy costs and reduce our impact on the environment. Innovation and pioneering partnerships between the public and private sectors, residential and non-residential sectors, commercial and not-for-profit organisations are to be encouraged and supported. I commend Richard Bruton, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, for supporting these measures which will provide a great boost to homeowners and businesses in Mayo” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 2, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "At the Department of Rural and Community development we have responsibilities for libraries. The libraries are a hidden jewel. I want libraries to become community hubs particularly for people with dementia and also autism" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The increase in users is a direct result of a significant increase in Government funding for the Scheme. Last year alone, more than €5.4 million was spent on the scheme with almost 20,000 new participants from around the country being approved for the personal security device. And in the first six months of this year, 10,000 people have already been approved," "Older people are safer and feel more secure in their homes when they have these monitored alarms and I'm delighted that there is now a greater demand for the Seniors Alert Scheme" External link

irishsun Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “It’s great to see clubs availing of government supports in order to improve their facilities. The Sports Capital Programme is the government's primary vehicle to support the development of sports facilities and the purchase of sports equipment. It has transformed the sporting landscape with improvements in the quality and quantity of sporting facilities in villages, towns and rural areas throughout Mayo and across the country. We are committed to ensuring this progress continues. These new facilities are a credit to the local community and all involved with Kilmeena GAA Club. I wish the club every success with this development and I encourage the local community to make use of these wonderful facilities” External link

con-telegraph Monday, August 5, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Continued close monitoring of expenditure is a matter of significant priority so as to ensure full use of our allocated resources, and that value for money is delivered in respect of our funding. I intend to ensure that the resources made available to my Department this year are fully utilised, delivering benefits for all communities and for rural Ireland,” External link

MayoNews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Water Safety Ireland has issued practical advice on how to enjoy our wonderful waterways safely. I urge people to visit www.watersafety.ie to inform themselves of the dangers of open water” External link

kilkennypeople Saturday, July 20, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Eir remind me of a spoiled child when they get a sweet,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 19, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Eir remind me of a spoiled child when they get a sweet,” External link

itv Friday, July 19, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I am delighted to be in a position to announce further funding under the CLÁR programme of over €567,000 for 30 first responder groups in rural areas around the country who provide an excellent service often under very difficult circumstances. " External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “This support will mean that if someone gets into difficulty, these groups will be better equipped to help them,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year alone we have already approved almost 600 projects. After some initial teething problems, it is clear that the programme is now working very well so much so that there is a demand for additional funding in some areas” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year alone we have already approved almost 600 projects. After some initial teething problems, it is clear that the programme is now working very well – so much so that there is a demand for additional funding in some areas” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Now is the time to step up and step out. Do the things you felt insecure doing in the past, and get out of your comfort zone, for if you spend your life inside your comfort zone, you will miss so very much. Outside of your comfort zone is where you will be more likely to attempt to achieve things you are certain you cannot" External link

patch Friday, July 5, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring stated : “the reason is, they are not ready” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Water Safety Ireland has issued practical advice on how to enjoy our wonderful waterways safely. I urge people to visit www.watersafety.ie to inform themselves of the dangers of open water” External link

northernirelandnews Monday, July 1, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland," "Being nominated for these awards represents an achievement in itself, and is recognition of the efforts made by volunteers and local communities in the SuperValu TidyTowns competition and the Best Kept competition in Northern Ireland" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, June 25, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said ( about Jim Daly ) : “There is no question of beds being cut if they are being used. If the demand is there, the beds will be kept open and the staff will be allocated to staff the beds. However, as Minister Daly stated in Dáil Éireann today, he will not stand over staff being allocated to empty beds,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I am confident that Minister Daly will look at all options and keep an open mind in order to ensure a positive resolution of this matter. I have worked closely with Cllr Gerry Coyle on this issue and we will continue to work with Minister Daly to ensure that Belmullet Hospital continues to provide an excellent service to the people of Erris,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I have been informed by Community Healthcare Organisation West that they are currently staffing significantly more beds than are actually in use at Belmullet District Hospital and Áras Deirbhle. On average, 12 short stay beds are in use at any given time. As a result they have informed a number of agency staff that their services will no longer be required,” External link

MayoNews Monday, June 17, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted to be opening this magnificent refurbished and extended new school. With the addition of a mainstream classroom with en suite toilets and an assisted users WC, the school has been greatly enhanced. Having a high quality school premises is important for the future of Knockrooskey and will help make the area more attractive for young families. This investment reflects this government’s continued commitment to rural Ireland” External link

con-telegraph Friday, June 14, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring stated : “This is the first ever treatment for children with SMA. I know how difficult this long journey has been for the families involved to get to this stage but I am very pleased that children in Ireland will now have access to Spinraza. Having met with and spoken to the families of the children directly affected by SMA, I know this is a truly momentous day for them and their families. This drug will hopefully enhance the quality of life for children suffering with SMA and I wish them all the very best” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “In a world where people are spending less time in their communities and more time at work, it is important to find new ways to connect people and focus on the importance of neighbours” External link

limerickleader Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Recently I hosted a number of Rural Opportunity events around the country where I met with community groups and saw at first-hand how the funding they received has enabled them to deliver their successful projects" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I have also become aware of the emergence of a number of women’s shed groups in communities in recent times,” “This can only be beneficial to the women involved and their communities. In order to support this positive development I have decided to make this funding available to these women’s shed groups and I urge them to apply” External link

westernpeople Friday, May 31, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I'm very confident and I think we're going to win the two seats" External link

independent-ie Monday, May 27, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “There has been a number of gorse fires in recent days due to the warm weather. I sincerely thank the Air Corps for their assistance on behalf of the local community in Ballycroy” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Recently I hosted a number of Rural Opportunity events around the country where I have met with community groups and seen first-hand how the funding they received has enabled them to deliver their successful projects. I recognise that the application process is often a daunting one for volunteers or other small organisations to negotiate" External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister49.33%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
minister for regional development1.67%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
minister for regional economic development2.00%EN05/27/201727/05/2017
regional development minister4.33%EN03/10/201710/03/2017
deputy1.00%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
economic development minister6.00%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
regional economic development minister6.00%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
minister for tourism2.67%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
lawmaker1.00%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
sports minister11.33%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
tourism minister5.67%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
colleague2.00%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
sport minister2.00%EN02/11/201511/02/2015
ceo of stelton1.00%EN01/23/201523/01/2015
minister for sport and tourism2.00%EN08/23/201423/08/2014
minister for sport2.00%EN06/02/201402/06/2014
Names Lang Count
Michael RingEN99.83%
MICHAEL RingEN0.17%


 
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Maria Byrne said ( about Michael Ring ) : “My colleague Minister Michael Ring, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today confirmed that 372 men’s and women’s sheds have been allocated a total of €500,000 from his department in order to support the important community work done by these groups,” External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Noel Cribbin said ( about Michael Ring ) : "Funding of €100,000 from Minister Ring’s Department has enabled the development of this amazing facility in the town. It is the ideal solution for stressed-out commuters, start-up companies or anyone wishing to have a quiet office space to work in, free from distraction. " External link

offalyexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Maria Byrne said ( about Michael Ring ) : "This funding is extremely welcome news for Limerick especially for the residents of Murroe and Boher and the wider community in east Limerick. “I am delighted to confirm that Minister Michael Ring, who visited Murroe only last month, has allocated €70,000 to the project to complete the second phase of the multi-access walkway and install public lighting along the new section of the track," External link

limerickleader Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Dara Calleary said ( about Michael Ring ) : “Minister Ring is very quick to talk up ‘approved funding’ but that is no good if there is no delivery of capital funds to important projects in rural parishes. The hubris from the minister and his ministerial colleagues to any facts-based criticism shows how out of touch they have become,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Pat O Connell said ( about Michael Ring ) : “That we would have a night to get to know your neighbour. Then we heard about Minister Ring’s plan. There was funding available but we didn’t bother with that. We said we would do it our own way and have tea and sandwiches. It wasn’t going to cost a fortune,” External link

limerickleader Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

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Michael Ring concluded : “Leader funding provides invaluable support to a wide variety of community and enterprise initiatives in Mayo. I have now announced over €7 million in funding for 158 LEADER funded projects in the county” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Nephin Whiskey is a fantastic local employer which is helping to attract visitors to Lahardane. I am delighted to see it expand and grow,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted that LEADER is again supporting this effort to make this festival an event which will grow and flourish for the long term,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Speaking as someone from Westport, Allergan has had a remarkably positive impact on the town and on the region. This announcement is further evidence of how the west can provide a wonderful environment for investors and employers and it is a proud day for everyone connected with Allergan,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “This is the first time that we have seen such an ambitious and deliverable plan for the North West region that will ensure that we never again see the type of two-tiered development that FF and others have allowed. Fine Gael will deliver for the North West and are the only party who can be trusted to do so,” External link

finegael Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I have no doubt that the government’s decision to invest €241 million in the N5 Turlough to Westport road will play a positive factor in the decisions of potential investors in our county” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “While people say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, there is nothing sincere about the promises FF are making in an attempt to hoodwink people into returning them to Government,” External link

finegael Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Since its establishment less than 10 years ago, the impact of the Men’s Sheds movement has been phenomenal,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, January 24, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring pointed out : "Two of the largest towns in the western region, Westport and Castlebar, are in close proximity but are linked by a road which is notoriously unsafe and of poor quality. " External link

con-telegraph Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Fine Gael are committed to delivering broadband,” External link

finegael Friday, January 17, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Fine Gael are committed to delivering broadband,” External link

finegael Friday, January 17, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The broadband officers have engaged with hundreds of committees, boards, managers and owners of premises over the last three years to get agreement on BCP connection points. I take my hat off to them” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The broadband officers have engaged with hundreds of committees, boards, managers and owners of premises over the last three years to get agreement on BCP connection points. I take my hat off to them” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Since its establishment less than 10 years ago, the impact of the men’s sheds movement has been phenomenal,” External link

irishtimes Monday, January 13, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Having allocated over €4.5 million under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2019, I am delighted to confirm that more than 2,000 projects are set to benefit from it. A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit local community projects throughout the country,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Typical enhancements under the Programme include the renovation of community centres and community amenities, improvements to town parks and common areas and spaces and the purchase of equipment which is used to benefit the community. The programme has also supported energy efficient upgrades, developing community gardens, provision of defibrillators, CCTV, and sports and IT equipment,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “221,895 people are now employed in companies supported by the agency. This is the highest total employment in the 20-year history of the agency. 65% of total employment by Enterprise Ireland backed companies is now outside of Dublin. This comes at a time when more people are working that ever before - the unemployment rate currently stands at 4.8%” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, January 8, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “A relatively small amount of money can go a long way and this investment will greatly benefit local community projects throughout the country” External link

agriland Friday, January 3, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This funding will contribute to the protection of surrendered, abandoned and at-risk animals. Animal welfare organisations carry out tremendous work here in Mayo and I am delighted to see this work being recognised” External link

westernpeople Monday, December 23, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Social Enterprises are providing valuable services and supports in communities across Ireland. To assist them in their work, I announced the Small Capital Grants Scheme in October. We received an overwhelming response to this call for funding, with the scheme heavily over-subscribed. " External link

leitrimobserver Monday, December 9, 2019 7:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I was delighted to discuss the development of this policy which will have such an important bearing on the future of rural Ireland. It will contain commitments designed to have a transformative effect on rural Ireland by building the resilience and sustainability of rural communities and economies. Measures for delivery include, improving quality employment and career opportunities in rural areas; assisting the regeneration and repopulation of rural towns and villages and optimising the opportunities from high-speed broadband and technological advances," External link

irishsun Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m on every side of the debate” External link

con-telegraph Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said ( about Tony McLoughlin ) : "The expansion of the scheme follows a call for Expressions of Interest earlier this year which saw more than 50 applications being received. Up to 30 more walks will be added to the scheme over the next year, once my Department has completed a review of the Scheme and further trails are assessed to ensure that they meet the necessary standards to be included in the scheme. Fine Gael TD and Assistant Government Chief Whip Tony McLoughlin, has said that the inclusion of the Leitrim Way in the expanded Walks Scheme will be a real boost for Leitrim’s tourism. " External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I am delighted to announce funding today of €100,000 for five trails in our county. This funding will make a huge difference to the ongoing maintenance and development of the outdoor recreation facilities that are being supported” External link

con-telegraph Friday, November 29, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "It is an honour to pay tribute to these deserving award recipients. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring commented : “It is an honour to pay tribute to these deserving award recipients” External link

afloat Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I would like to commend the efforts of Water Safety Ireland volunteers who devote their time and contribute to the year on year trend of reduced drownings” External link

afloat Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “We need to celebrate our indigenous businesses which are such an important source of employment in rural communities. Here in Mayo we can offer companies excellent infrastructure, skilled workers and high quality third level institutes within the region. Aiden and Loraine and all the team at Cosmetic Creations have shown great foresight, ambition and courage in building the business in a highly competitive market and have achieved a lot in the past three years. This is evidenced by the amount of jobs the company supports in our own county and in Cork. I’m delighted that the government, through Enterprise Ireland, has been able to support Cosmetic Creations to develop and expand. In building the business with fast growing Irish brands that have a strong export focus, Cosmetic Creations has put itself in a strong position to generate significant business with large customers in a number of export markets. I’ve no doubt this will be a success and will generate significant additional employment at both plants. The vision for the company is to have it as one of Europe’s leading contract cosmetic product manufacturers that will have a strong reputation for customer support and technical expertise” External link

con-telegraph Friday, November 22, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The benefit of previous funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme is now being felt countrywide and I am delighted to be able to allocate a further €15 million for projects in 156 towns and villages right across rural Ireland” External link

dublinpeople Friday, November 22, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The new figures show that there are 219,800 people at work in the west region which comprises Mayo, Galway and Roscommon. This is a 20% increase since 2016 or 36,900 jobs” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The Government's commitment to a maximum possible investment of €3 billion, to deliver the National Broadband Plan, reflects the importance we attach to the equitable economic and social development of our country," "With this commitment, we are making a clear statement that rural Ireland matters, that it is a sound investment, and that our nation's economic and social development relies as much on the contribution and creativity of rural dwellers as it does on those living in our cities" External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 19, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “Leader funding provides invaluable support to a wide variety of community and enterprise initiatives in Mayo. I have now announced over €6 million in funding for more than 150 Leader funded projects in the county” External link

con-telegraph Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "It's alright saying that. Some of these people coming into the country are under very difficult circumstances, they're fleeing from countries that's it's not safe to be in, both men and women, and we're doing our best to provide the best facility we can provide for them. Meanwhile, Brian Killoran, CEO of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, said Ireland had an informal approach to integration and he said it wasn't resourced very well. He said that this can result in issues " External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The Government’s commitment to supporting rural Ireland is further underscored through the €1 billion Project Ireland 2040 Rural Regeneration and Development Fund” External link

agriland Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted that the Cabinet has given the green light to this vital piece of infrastructure,” External link

MayoNews Friday, October 25, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is an investment in rural communities and in the rural economy,” External link

agriland Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This seminar is a great opportunity to celebrate the significant achievements in Ballyhaunis in the past 40 years in assimilating many different nationalities into the life of the town” External link

con-telegraph Friday, October 18, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “On a strategic level, it will encourage investment, support employment and greatly enhance connectivity in the region,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The work of all those involved in the TidyTowns effort results in the attractive and welcoming towns and villages we see all over the country, and from which we all benefit" External link

eecho Monday, September 30, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is the second time that Glaslough has been awarded Ireland’s Tidiest Town, which is a remarkable achievement and shows that the commitment and enthusiasm of the TidyTowns committees continues to remain strong,” External link

thejournal Monday, September 30, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “All of the towns and villages involved in the competition across the country should benefit from this investment. Wherever you have active TidyTowns committees, it gives the town a real sense of pride and engagement, and creates a great atmosphere for both residents and visitors alike,” External link

thejournal Monday, September 30, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Mayo has outdone itself in the 2019 SuperValu Tidy Towns competition. It gave me great pride to present the 13 awards to the seven successful communities from the county. It’s fantastic that so many communities in Mayo are competing and achieving success in this competition. It reflects a deep pride of place that communities in Mayo have in their local areas and was achieved with hard work and no small amount of community spirit. Ultimately, all of the communities that compete in the competition are winners because their communities look better and people get great satisfaction and sense of camaraderie from taking part” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 30, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “This is a magnificent achievement for Westport, which beat some superb competition. Westport has a particularly proud tradition in the competition, having won the overall award for Tidiest Town in Ireland three times, most recently in 2008. Today’s victory is based on hard work and endless commitment by the Committee, the local community and local businesses” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 30, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I would like to thank the outgoing board members, Mary Mooty and Catherine Travers, and commend them for the contributions in their years of service to the board, and to Pobal. I acknowledge their assistance in helping Pobal which has had a real and tangible impact on thousands of people across the country through the programmes it manages on behalf of Government” External link

offalyexpress Friday, September 27, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year’s CLÁR programme will, for the first time, provide funding for the development of specialist sensory gardens and complementary play equipment. These gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit in enhancing the quality of life for people with a diverse range of life challenges” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, September 16, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year’s CLÁR programme will, for the first time, provide funding for the development of specialist sensory gardens and complementary play equipment. These gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit in enhancing the quality of life for people with a diverse range of life challenges,” “I am delighted to support the development of these gardens, which I know will create comfortable, relaxing environments for everyone to enjoy, no matter what their age or ability. "I see the hard work done by members of community groups up and down the country, and I am pleased that my Department can play its part in the work of this government to support and invest in communities for the benefit of all” External link

longfordleader Monday, September 16, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This is rural regeneration at its best. This funding announced and the previous funding which was announced will prove invaluable to the town of Ballinrobe” External link

con-telegraph Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “These grants will be a major boost to homes and businesses in Mayo. Not only will these upgrades help us deliver on our climate commitments, but they will result in cleaner, healthier, warmer homes and businesses and cheaper energy bills. Upgrading our homes and businesses with improved insulation and energy efficiency measures will help reduce energy costs and reduce our impact on the environment. Innovation and pioneering partnerships between the public and private sectors, residential and non-residential sectors, commercial and not-for-profit organisations are to be encouraged and supported. I commend Richard Bruton, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, for supporting these measures which will provide a great boost to homeowners and businesses in Mayo” External link

con-telegraph Monday, September 2, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "At the Department of Rural and Community development we have responsibilities for libraries. The libraries are a hidden jewel. I want libraries to become community hubs particularly for people with dementia and also autism" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The increase in users is a direct result of a significant increase in Government funding for the Scheme. Last year alone, more than €5.4 million was spent on the scheme with almost 20,000 new participants from around the country being approved for the personal security device. And in the first six months of this year, 10,000 people have already been approved," "Older people are safer and feel more secure in their homes when they have these monitored alarms and I'm delighted that there is now a greater demand for the Seniors Alert Scheme" External link

irishsun Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “It’s great to see clubs availing of government supports in order to improve their facilities. The Sports Capital Programme is the government's primary vehicle to support the development of sports facilities and the purchase of sports equipment. It has transformed the sporting landscape with improvements in the quality and quantity of sporting facilities in villages, towns and rural areas throughout Mayo and across the country. We are committed to ensuring this progress continues. These new facilities are a credit to the local community and all involved with Kilmeena GAA Club. I wish the club every success with this development and I encourage the local community to make use of these wonderful facilities” External link

con-telegraph Monday, August 5, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Continued close monitoring of expenditure is a matter of significant priority so as to ensure full use of our allocated resources, and that value for money is delivered in respect of our funding. I intend to ensure that the resources made available to my Department this year are fully utilised, delivering benefits for all communities and for rural Ireland,” External link

MayoNews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Water Safety Ireland has issued practical advice on how to enjoy our wonderful waterways safely. I urge people to visit www.watersafety.ie to inform themselves of the dangers of open water” External link

kilkennypeople Saturday, July 20, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Eir remind me of a spoiled child when they get a sweet,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 19, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “Eir remind me of a spoiled child when they get a sweet,” External link

itv Friday, July 19, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I am delighted to be in a position to announce further funding under the CLÁR programme of over €567,000 for 30 first responder groups in rural areas around the country who provide an excellent service often under very difficult circumstances. " External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “This support will mean that if someone gets into difficulty, these groups will be better equipped to help them,” External link

agriland Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year alone we have already approved almost 600 projects. After some initial teething problems, it is clear that the programme is now working very well so much so that there is a demand for additional funding in some areas” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “This year alone we have already approved almost 600 projects. After some initial teething problems, it is clear that the programme is now working very well – so much so that there is a demand for additional funding in some areas” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Now is the time to step up and step out. Do the things you felt insecure doing in the past, and get out of your comfort zone, for if you spend your life inside your comfort zone, you will miss so very much. Outside of your comfort zone is where you will be more likely to attempt to achieve things you are certain you cannot" External link

patch Friday, July 5, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring stated : “the reason is, they are not ready” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “Water Safety Ireland has issued practical advice on how to enjoy our wonderful waterways safely. I urge people to visit www.watersafety.ie to inform themselves of the dangers of open water” External link

northernirelandnews Monday, July 1, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland," "Being nominated for these awards represents an achievement in itself, and is recognition of the efforts made by volunteers and local communities in the SuperValu TidyTowns competition and the Best Kept competition in Northern Ireland" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, June 25, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “The all-island Best Kept Town Competition recognises the great pride people have in their own communities, both in Ireland and Northern Ireland,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said ( about Jim Daly ) : “There is no question of beds being cut if they are being used. If the demand is there, the beds will be kept open and the staff will be allocated to staff the beds. However, as Minister Daly stated in Dáil Éireann today, he will not stand over staff being allocated to empty beds,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring added : “I am confident that Minister Daly will look at all options and keep an open mind in order to ensure a positive resolution of this matter. I have worked closely with Cllr Gerry Coyle on this issue and we will continue to work with Minister Daly to ensure that Belmullet Hospital continues to provide an excellent service to the people of Erris,” External link

MayoNews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I have been informed by Community Healthcare Organisation West that they are currently staffing significantly more beds than are actually in use at Belmullet District Hospital and Áras Deirbhle. On average, 12 short stay beds are in use at any given time. As a result they have informed a number of agency staff that their services will no longer be required,” External link

MayoNews Monday, June 17, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I’m delighted to be opening this magnificent refurbished and extended new school. With the addition of a mainstream classroom with en suite toilets and an assisted users WC, the school has been greatly enhanced. Having a high quality school premises is important for the future of Knockrooskey and will help make the area more attractive for young families. This investment reflects this government’s continued commitment to rural Ireland” External link

con-telegraph Friday, June 14, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring stated : “This is the first ever treatment for children with SMA. I know how difficult this long journey has been for the families involved to get to this stage but I am very pleased that children in Ireland will now have access to Spinraza. Having met with and spoken to the families of the children directly affected by SMA, I know this is a truly momentous day for them and their families. This drug will hopefully enhance the quality of life for children suffering with SMA and I wish them all the very best” External link

con-telegraph Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : “In a world where people are spending less time in their communities and more time at work, it is important to find new ways to connect people and focus on the importance of neighbours” External link

limerickleader Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Recently I hosted a number of Rural Opportunity events around the country where I met with community groups and saw at first-hand how the funding they received has enabled them to deliver their successful projects" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring said : “I have also become aware of the emergence of a number of women’s shed groups in communities in recent times,” “This can only be beneficial to the women involved and their communities. In order to support this positive development I have decided to make this funding available to these women’s shed groups and I urge them to apply” External link

westernpeople Friday, May 31, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "I'm very confident and I think we're going to win the two seats" External link

independent-ie Monday, May 27, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Ring concluded : “There has been a number of gorse fires in recent days due to the warm weather. I sincerely thank the Air Corps for their assistance on behalf of the local community in Ballycroy” External link

con-telegraph Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Michael Ring said : "Recently I hosted a number of Rural Opportunity events around the country where I have met with community groups and seen first-hand how the funding they received has enabled them to deliver their successful projects. I recognise that the application process is often a daunting one for volunteers or other small organisations to negotiate" External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister49.33%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
minister for regional development1.67%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
minister for regional economic development2.00%EN05/27/201727/05/2017
regional development minister4.33%EN03/10/201710/03/2017
deputy1.00%EN03/07/201707/03/2017
economic development minister6.00%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
regional economic development minister6.00%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
minister for tourism2.67%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
lawmaker1.00%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
sports minister11.33%EN11/16/201616/11/2016
tourism minister5.67%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
colleague2.00%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
sport minister2.00%EN02/11/201511/02/2015
ceo of stelton1.00%EN01/23/201523/01/2015
minister for sport and tourism2.00%EN08/23/201423/08/2014
minister for sport2.00%EN06/02/201402/06/2014
Names Lang Count
Michael RingEN99.83%
MICHAEL RingEN0.17%


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Maria Byrne said ( about Michael Ring ) : “My colleague Minister Michael Ring, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today confirmed that 372 men’s and women’s sheds have been allocated a total of €500,000 from his department in order to support the important community work done by these groups,” External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Noel Cribbin said ( about Michael Ring ) : "Funding of €100,000 from Minister Ring’s Department has enabled the development of this amazing facility in the town. It is the ideal solution for stressed-out commuters, start-up companies or anyone wishing to have a quiet office space to work in, free from distraction. " External link

offalyexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Maria Byrne said ( about Michael Ring ) : "This funding is extremely welcome news for Limerick especially for the residents of Murroe and Boher and the wider community in east Limerick. “I am delighted to confirm that Minister Michael Ring, who visited Murroe only last month, has allocated €70,000 to the project to complete the second phase of the multi-access walkway and install public lighting along the new section of the track," External link

limerickleader Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Dara Calleary said ( about Michael Ring ) : “Minister Ring is very quick to talk up ‘approved funding’ but that is no good if there is no delivery of capital funds to important projects in rural parishes. The hubris from the minister and his ministerial colleagues to any facts-based criticism shows how out of touch they have become,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Pat O Connell said ( about Michael Ring ) : “That we would have a night to get to know your neighbour. Then we heard about Minister Ring’s plan. There was funding available but we didn’t bother with that. We said we would do it our own way and have tea and sandwiches. It wasn’t going to cost a fortune,” External link

limerickleader Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT