Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

New GMIT STEM Building a boost to Galway and the Atlantic Economic Corridor

The investment of a €24 million new ‘STEM’ building for GMIT is a great boost for Galway, the Connacht Ulster AllianceTechnological University and the Atlantic Economic Corridor. Part of a €200 million Public-Private Partnership investment package for the Institutes of Technology announced by Minister for Education, Richard Bruton this week, GMIT will receive capital investment… Continue Reading

New VAT Compensation Scheme will benefit community and voluntary organisations

The introduction of a VAT Compensation Scheme for Charities in Budget 2018 will benefit community and voluntary organisations across Galway and Mayo. The new Scheme has an initial allocation of €5 million which will take effect from 1st January and will be payable one year in arrears. As Minister of State at the Department of Rural… Continue Reading

Launch of the WRAP Fund – the West Region Audiovisual Producers’ Fund

Speech by Minister Seán Kyne TD – Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development at the launch of the WRAP Fund  Salthill, Galway, Thursday, 12th October ‘17   I’m delighted to be here in Salthill at the FÍS Summit to launch the ‘West Region Audiovisual Producers’ Fund’ or WRAP for short. The WRAP… Continue Reading

Update on Merlin Park Theatres 

At Government Buildings Galway Oireachtas representatives recently met with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris and officials from the Saolta Group on the status of the operating theatres at Merlin Park. Officials from the Saolta Group and the HSE briefed the representatives on what happened at Merlin Park and explained that damage to roofing was… Continue Reading