Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Social Welfare (No. 2) Bill 2013

Earlier this week I was criticised on social media for tabling a parliamentary question on social welfare policy and spending.  I was slightly puzzled as I found it difficult to understand why people felt it was inappropriate that I would table a question on how €20 billion, or 40%, of our State spending is allocated. … Continue Reading

Local Government Bill 2013 – second stage speech

Like many Deputies, I am a former member of a local authority, having served on Galway County Council for seven years. As a representative of the Connemara local electoral area, I felt the system worked quite well. Local government is currently overseen by the Local Government Act 2001, which consolidated previous legislation on local government.… Continue Reading

Rural Development Programme to provide €200,000 for new 3-star hostel on Inis Mor

The Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has this morning (Wednesday) warmly welcomed the allocation of €200,000 in funding for the development of a 40-bed 3-star hostel in Cill Mhuirbhí on Inis Mór. The funding has been sanctioned by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD, under the ‘Encouragement of… Continue Reading

Clár Forbartha Tuaithe chun € 200,000 a chuir ar fáil chun brú trí-réalt ar Inis Mór

Cuireann an Teachta Dála Fine Gael do Ghaillimh Thiar, Sean Kyne fáilte ar maidin (Dé Céadaoin) roimh an nuacht go bhfuil leithdháileadh de € 200,000 maoiniú don fhorbairt brú trí-réalt le lóistín do 40 duine i gCill Mhuirbhí ar Inis Mór. Tá an maoiniú ceadaithe ag an Aire Comhshaoil, Pobail agus Rialtais Áitiúil, Phil Hogan,… Continue Reading

PQ Uimh. 93 – 22nd October – Seirbhíse Aeir d’Oileáin Árann

Chun a fhiafraí den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an mbeadh sé in ann a chinntiú go gcuirfear sochair shocheacnamaíocha na seirbhíse san áireamh sa scrúdú a dhéanfar maidir leis an oibleagáid seirbhíse poiblí i leith na seirbhíse aeir d’Oileáin Árann agus nach mbeidh an scrúdú sin teoranta d’anailís costais is tairbhe nach dtabharfadh aon… Continue Reading

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