Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: January 2016

€3.5 million is being invested to build a new library and cultural centre on the Headford Road in Galway City

€3.5 million is being invested to build a new library and cultural centre on the Headford Road in Galway City. The Galway Library and Cultural Centre will be a great asset to the city and county while also strengthening Galway’s bid to become European Capital of Culture 2020. The funding is being allocated from the… Continue Reading

Over 1,000 jobseekers in Galway and Mayo supported by JobPath

Over 1,000 jobseekers in Galway and Mayo are participating in JobPath. Launched last July, JobPath is a new employment activation programme which provides one-to-one support and assistance to long term unemployed people. The figures for Galway and Mayo were confirmed to me by Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection, Mr Kevin Humphreys to… Continue Reading

Over 1,400 Galway households have availed of Government energy grants in last 18 months

  Over 1,400 Galway households have availed of Government grants for energy upgrades in the past 18 months. The grants are administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and contribute towards the cost of a range of energy improvement and efficiency works including attic and wall insulation, boiler and heating controls upgrade, and… Continue Reading

Update on the National Broadband Plan – January 2016

Problems with broadband can be traced back to the privatisation of Telecom Éireann/Eircom in 1999. Along with the company the entire network was sold off by the then FF – PD Government. Eircom was then bought and sold several times. It went through difficult times – its debt grew, it lost customers, it entered examinership.… Continue Reading

Plean Náisiúnta Leathanbhanda

Téann na fadhbanna leis an leathanbhanda siar go dtí príobháidiú Telecom Éireann / Eircom i 1999. Ní amháin gur dhíol an rialtas ag an am FF-PD an comhlacht ach dhíol siad an líonra iomlán. Tá Eircom ceannaithe agus díolta arís agus arís eile. Chuaigh an comhlacht tríd tréimhse deacair – d’fhás a gcuid fiacha, chaill… Continue Reading

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