Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: March 2014

Enhanced Capital Investment Scheme provides additional funding for storm-damaged piers & harbours

An enhanced capital investment scheme has been annouced today (Thursday) for the repair of publicly-owned harbours, piers and slipways which were damaged in the adverse weather of recent months. Just over €2 million has been allocated to Galway with €1.2 million for Mayo. The funding has been made available by the Minister for Agriculture, Food… Continue Reading

28 Galway Schools to benefit from first round of New Summer Works Scheme

Twenty-eight schools in Galway – twenty-one primary and seven secondary – will benefit from the first round of the new Summer Works Scheme. Almost €36 million is being provided nationally by the Department of Education and Skills under the first round of funding for the Summer Works Scheme 2014. The schools will receive funding to improve and upgrade… Continue Reading

PQ No. 9 – 13th March – Ensuring Continued Implementation of Measures from Previous Action Plans for Jobs

To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps that have been taken to ensure the numerous positive measures from the 2012 and 2013 action plans for jobs, many of which have proven their effectiveness with the recent positive employment figures, are continuing to be implemented; the evaluation process which monitors the progress… Continue Reading

PQ No. 39 – 13th March – Developing Regional Enterprise Strategies

To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in terms of the stated aim of supporting competitive regions, as identified in the 2014 Action Plan for Jobs, the groups, organisations, agencies or otherwise, that will be involved in the development of a framework for a regional enterprise strategy; if the group tasked with developing… Continue Reading