Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Approval has been granted for the new Primary Care Centre on Inishbofin

Approval has been granted for the new Primary Care Centre on Inishbofin. The HSE has confirmed to me today that the project is included in the Health Services Executive’s 2015 Captial Programme and that approval has been granted to commence the project this year. €1.14 million has been allocated overall to developing the new centre… Continue Reading

Legislation on way to remove system of cash payments in lieu of social/affordable housing provision – Kyne

Minister confirms contact with councils on legislative requirements  Legislation is to be passed by the Oireachtas to abolish the system of cash payments which have been availed of by developers to avoid the social housing provision requirements. Galway West Fine Gael TD, Seán Kyne received confirmation of the changes to legislation in a reply to… Continue Reading

34th Amendment to Constitution – Marriage Equality Bill 2015 – Second Stage Speech

“It is difficult enough to find love in this world and where two same-sex individuals find love and wish to have this recognised and acknowledged by the State, this should be made possible via civil marriage. This will provide equality and protection to these couples.” Those were my views in 2009 when running for re-election… Continue Reading

€23.3 million LEADER funding demonstrates Government’s commitment to Galway & Mayo

€23.3 million is being allocated to Galway & Mayo by the Government under the LEADER element of the Rural Development Programme. €12.2 million will be invested in programmes in Galway while €11.1 million will be invested in Mayo. The LEADER Programme funds community-led projects across Galway and Mayo and this new funding will help further… Continue Reading