Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

New Pension Reforms will benefit pensioners across Galway and Mayo

The Pension Reforms agreed by Government at the Cabinet meeting and confirmed by my colleague, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty will significantly benefit many people in Galway, Mayo and the West who are in receipt of a reduced State Pension. The Government has agreed to allow pensioners under the system introduced… Continue Reading

Over €115,000 allocated to Galway community groups and organisations under the Community Facilities Scheme

€115,053 has been allocated to over 130 Galway community and voluntary groups under my Department’s Community Facilities Scheme. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the Community Facilities Scheme was launched in March 2017 and is administered by the Local Community Development Committee is each local authority area. The Community Facilities Scheme is… Continue Reading

Speech to the candidate Operators of Essential Services organisations

Good morning everyone, and welcome. Firstly, I’d like to thank you all for coming today. This marks an important step in the measures being undertaken by the State to adapt to the challenges posed by cyber security. It is also the first time that the State has brought together in one room, actors from across… Continue Reading

Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium

Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium, 11th and 12th January 2018, NUIG Minister of State Seán Kyne, TD, attends the National University of Ireland Galway this afternoon for the first ever Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium. iGEO2018 is a geoscience event organised by, and designed for early-career geoscientists. The symposium is a new 2-day event designed to cultivate scientific debate… Continue Reading

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