Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: December 2014

€123 million package of quotas secured for Irish white-fish fishing industry

Increase of 3% in €60m prawn quota will benefit Ros a Mhíl Following 48 hours of intensive negotiations the Government, represented by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has secured a successful outcome for coastal communities in Ireland in the latest round of EU fishing quotas negotiations. Minister Simon Coveney stood… Continue Reading

PQ No. 22 – 11th December – Government Support for Harnessing Wave-Generated Energy

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the supports which are available for the research, development and introduction or commercialisation of the renewable energy resource of wave energy particularly in view of the fact that European research has indicated that the average wave power in Europe is highest near the West of… Continue Reading

PQ No. 23 – 11th December – Support for Micro-generation of Electricity

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the progress of the commitment in the Second National Energy Efficiency Action Plan to implement a wide-ranging programme to investigate the opportunities and policy options for the micro-generation of electricity via small scale technologies. – Seán Kyne.   Reply – Minister of State at the… Continue Reading

€2 million extra in funding for the National Cultural Institutions as Tourism Growth Continues

As Fine Gael TD for Galway West/Mayo South and as the Chairman of the Fine Gael Committee on Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht I warmly welcome the recent announcement by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, that she has secured an agreement with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform,… Continue Reading