Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Parliamentary Question no. 225 on Wednesday, 23rd May 2012

 * To ask the Minister for Health his views that the work of the Health Service Executive and non-governmental organisations would be strengthened in the area of tackling and preventing elder abuse if legislation was introduced to provide a statutory footing, thereby protecting against abuse at every life stage.   Reply: As the Deputy may… Continue Reading

Parliamentary Question no. 116 on Wednesday, 23rd May 2012

* To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation his views on concerns raised that the introduction of the €50 fee to access the Workplace Relations Service might act as a barrier to those employees, of limited means, who have genuine grievances and reasons for accessing the new service.   Reply: I am considering… Continue Reading

Services for Young Adults with a disability

Topical Issue debate: Services for young adults with a disability Deputy Seán Kyne: I welcome the Minister of State and I concur with what has been said by my colleagues. When we met with the representatives of the Brothers of Charity services in Galway last Friday they went through the figures and the cuts they have… Continue Reading

Galway’s tourism industry will benefit from ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ development

Galway’s tourism industry will benefit from ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ development The selection of Connemara as the first phase of the new tourist initiative will be a major boost for Galway and the West’s tourism industry and is underpinned by a €1.8 million investment by the Government. Called the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, the initiative builds on… Continue Reading

Parliamentary Question no. 125 on Thursday, 17th May 2012

*  To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality on foot of the publication regarding the merging of the Irish Human Rights Commission and the Equality Authority, the steps being taken to ensure the independence of the new enhanced entity, to ensure the establishment of a robust legal basis to facilitate effective functioning through ascribed… Continue Reading

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