Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: November 2015

Measures announced to deliver rent certainty and make renting more affordable

I welcome the measures announced this week by Ministers Alan Kelly and Michael Noonan which aim to deliver rent certainty and increase housing supply. The measures to be introduced over the coming weeks as part of the committee stage amendments to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which is currently before the Seanad, will help alleviate… Continue Reading

€1.18 million in funding provided for construction of Domestic Violence Refuge in City

Ireland formally signs ‘Istanbul Convention’ on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence I welcome the allocation of €1.18 million in funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government for the construction of a domestic violence refuge in the City. The funding is being provided through the Department’s Capital Assistance Scheme… Continue Reading

Minor Works Scheme to benefit every primary school in Galway

Every primary school in Galway will receive funding this month to undertake improvement works under the 2015/2016 Minor Works Grant Scheme. The €28 million Minor Works Scheme for primary schools has been launched by the Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan. Over 230 schools in Galway city and county will receive the grant by the end… Continue Reading