Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Galway Heritage Sites benefit from ‘free admission’ initiative

Galway Heritage Sites benefit from ‘free admission’ initiative Several Galway Heritage sites which are maintained by the Office of Public Works (OPW) have benefitted from the Government’s initiative to promote free entry on the first Wednesday of each month. Figures just released by the OPW show that visitor numbers to the Heritage sites increased dramatically… Continue Reading

Parliamentary Question No. 226 on Tuesday, 12th July, 2011

  * To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the progress of the examination of the Directive on Casual Trading Bye-Laws 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on Services in the Internal Market, the results of which are eagerly awaited by county councils to enable the drafting and implementation of… Continue Reading

Higher Educational Grants (Adjournment Debates)

Higher Educational Grants (Adjournment Debates) I thank the Ceann Comhairle’s office for affording me the opportunity to speak on this issue. I appreciate the grave financial difficulties currently facing us, caused by reasons already known and spoken of at length in this Chamber and outside.  I acknowledge the commitment and dedication of the Minister, Deputy Quinn,… Continue Reading

Galway’s Farmers to receive Farm Payments earlier than expected

Galway’s Farmers to receive Farm Payments earlier than expected Galway’s farmers will receive their ‘Single Farm Payments’ from 16th October instead of December as previously thought. Fine Gael Deputy for Galway West, Seán Kyne, strongly welcomed the decision to bring forward the Single Farm Payment which is vitally important for farming families and communities across… Continue Reading

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