Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Major investment by Failte Ireland and Galway City Council to transform Galway City Museum

On Friday, I visited the Galway City Museum to announce investment of €6.64 million in the development of a new state-of-the-art museum in Galway City, which will be known as the Atlantic Museum Galway.  This is Fáilte Ireland’s largest investment in a visitor attraction to date.  Certainly, it is a clear demonstration of the Government’s… Continue Reading

Additional funding secured to support the Irish Language and Gaeltacht and Island communities

Gaeltacht communities and the Irish language will benefit from the additional funding secured in Budget 2020. The funding for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands section of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in 2020 stands at almost €58 million, a €2.5 million increase. The allocation includes an additional €1 million… Continue Reading

Budget 2020 and a No Deal Brexit

Budget 2020 protects our country from the worst of a No Deal Brexit, protects our environment with sensible climate action measures and provides targeted investment to support families and communities across Galway and the West. It has been prepared to protect our country from a No Deal Brexit, protect our communities and support families through… Continue Reading

Allocation of over €683,000 to support the Irish Language including a scheme in honour of the late Joe McDonagh

  As Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin I recently approved funding of over €683,000 to Irish Language organisation, Glór na nGael for 2019 – 2022 to develop the Joe McDonagh Foundation and support the Teanga Tí/Family Language Scheme. The funding for the Joe McDonagh Foundation/Fondúireacht Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha, named in memory… Continue Reading