Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: April 2015

Oireachtas Jobs Committee continues engagement with Creative Industry

On Tuesday 28th April the Oireachtas Committee for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, of which I’m a member, continued its meetings with representatives and stakeholders of the Creative Industries. The  Committee is examining the potential for job creation, innovation and balanced economic development in the creative economy. Among the speakers this week were – Orlaith McBride,… Continue Reading

PQ No. 16 – 23rd April – Update on the Housing Assistance Programme

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will report on the introduction of the Housing Assistance Payment; the numbers of local authorities and households participating; and when the scheme will be extended to other areas such as County Galway – Seán Kyne.   Reply: Minister for the Environment, Community… Continue Reading

Minister Confirms Commitment to ensuring Capacity for Company Creation and Expansion in West

The Department of Jobs and its agencies are taking steps to ensure Galway is ready and able to cater for expansion by indigenous and multinational companies as well as start-ups. Galway West and Mayo South TD and Member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Seán Kyne raised the issue of the… Continue Reading

Companies to progress Government’s half a billion euro National Broadband Plan on course to be selected before end of year – Kyne

Failure of previous broadband scheme highlighted in Dáil Formal procurement by the Government to select the company or companies to carry out work as part of the National Broadband Plan is on course to be complete this year. Further public consultation on the Government’s intervention strategy will take place this summer, the Minister for Communications,… Continue Reading