Rural Social Scheme anniversary

Galway Rural Development have announced that they are marking the 20th anniversary of the Rural Social Scheme (RSS) this summer.

In the year that they are celebrating their own 30th anniversary, GRD have begun highlighting the contribution of hundreds of small farmers to rural Galway over the past two decades.

GRD are among the largest RSS programme operators in the country with a quota of 220 farmers or their family members acting as participants and, in 2022, led a successful national campaign to widen eligibility on the programme.

GRD have also announced that they currently have a number of new vacancies and those interested can email