Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Galway City Bypass Update

Transport Infrastructure Ireland allocates €2.5 million for project this year Following a recent meeting on the Bypass I have reiterated my support for this project which has been allocated €2.5m in funding for this year from Trasnport Infrastructure Ireland (a new State agency which incorporates the National Roads Authority and the Railway Procurement Agency). I… Continue Reading

Galway’s Post Offices boosted by Department of Social Protection Payment Contract

I welcome the confirmation that An Post has been awarded the Department of Social Protection’s payments contract. Through the contract, An Post and the network of Post Offices facilitate the payment of a wide range of social welfare programmes. Nationally, in 2015, the value of contract was €54 million and involved the processing of over… Continue Reading

New Grocery Goods Regulations provide balance in sector and benefit Galway agri-food producers, suppliers and consumers

As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, as a TD for Galway, and as someone with a first-hand knowledge of farming, I welcome the signing of new regulations for the grocery goods sector by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. The regulations are aiming to ensure fairness… Continue Reading