Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: December 2015

Legislation paves way for Connacht-Ulster Technological University

Published in the past week, the ‘Technological Universities Bill’ provides for the establishment of technological universities which are a new type of higher education institution formed from mergers of existing Institutes of Technology. In July 2012 GMIT, Letterkenny IT and Sligo IT formed the Connacht-Ulster Alliance which is aiming to put in place the measures… Continue Reading

Kyne supports bill to overhaul Coroner System and make inquests mandatory in all cases of maternity-related deaths

In the Dáil  recently I expressed my support for a new bill which would make the holding of an inquest mandatory in all cases of maternity-related deaths. The Coroners Bill 2015, a private members’ bill initiated by Deputy Clare Daly, seeks to consolidate and extend the law relating to coroners, coroners’ investigations and coroners’ inquests… Continue Reading

Action Plan for Jobs on right track with new MedTech jobs for Galway

Ireland and in particular the West employs highest number of MedTech personnel per capita in Europe Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has welcomed the expansion of Medtronic and the establishment of Phenox this week and notes that it adds to Galway City and County’s reputation as a hub for… Continue Reading

Funding of €750,000 for GMIT under National Fund for ITs

Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has welcomed the allocation of €750,000 for GMIT to carry out maintenance and development of facilities and equipment. “I am delighted that GMIT is to receive €750,000 in funding as part of a nationwide Infrastructure Maintenance Fund Grant for Institutes of Technology, worth €10 million. “The Institutes… Continue Reading