Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: October 2015

Galway Bike Scheme attracts over 2,100 annual members in first ten months of operation with usage statistics showing clear need for expansion

Galway’s Bike Scheme has attracted over 2,100 annual members in its first ten months of operations. Detailed statistics on usage and membership have been supplied to Fine Gael Galway West and Mayo South TD Seán Kyne who raised the scheme with the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe TD. The statistics show the Cathedral is by… Continue Reading

Conradh nua do bhliain amháin don tSheirbhís Aer d’Oileáin Árann

Conradh nua do bhliain amháin don tSheirbhís Aer d’Oileáin Árann Tá conradh nua do bhliain amháin don tSheirbhís Aer d’Oileáin Árann idir an Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta agus Aer Árainn. Is fiú € 1,600,000 an conradh a chinnteofar seirbhísí aeir idir Oileáin Árann agus Conamara ón 1ú Deireadh Fómhair 2015 go dtí 30 Meán… Continue Reading

Budget 2016 – Main Measures by Department

Finance and Public Expenditure The Universal Social Charge has been reduced for the second time by the Government – Incomes of €13,000 are exempt entirely €0 – €12,012 – 1% (Down from 1.5%) €12,012 – €18,668 – 3% (Down from 3.5%) €18,669 – €70,044 – 5.5% (Down from 7%) €70,045 – €100,000 – 8% (unchanged)… Continue Reading

Budget 2016 – Spending Allocations

In 2016 the Government will spend over €51.4 Billion on current spending measures. This represents an increase of €770 million which is divided across several government departments and agencies. It is important to know how and where public money is being spend. The first graph below shows where the additional money is being allocated while… Continue Reading

Budget 2016 – Sensible and affordable measures that will keep the recovery going and bring the benefits to every household in Galway & Mayo

Budget 2016: Main Points Increase in Minimum Wage from 1st January by 50c to €9.15 per hour USC (Universal Social Charge) rates cut and threshold raised to €13,000 – removing 700,000 from the scope of the USC €3 increase in State Pensions Pension Levy to be abolished with effect from January 2016 50c increase on… Continue Reading