Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: May 2016

Way forward for upgrade of N59 must be found in light of disappointing decision by An Bord Pleanala

Way forward for upgrade of N59 must be found in light of disappointing decision by An Bord Pleanala Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has expressed his dismay at the refusal by An Bord Pleanala of the plans to upgrade the N59… Continue Reading

Statement on my appointment at Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs & Natural Resources

I am honoured to have been appointed Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources which spans the Department of Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources. As such I have responsibility for the Gaeltacht but also the Irish language. Ensuring the continuation… Continue Reading

€37 milliún caite in aghaidh na bliana ar chóir ospidéil le haghaidh cliseadh croí in Éirinn

Gach bliain, cuirtear breis agus 6,000 duine san ospidéal in Éirinn de bharr cliseadh croí, agus tá fianaise ann go gcosnaíonn na tréimhsí sin san ospidéal tuairim is €37 in aghaidh na bliana ar chóras sláinte na hÉireann, nó 1.2% den chaiteachas sláinte iomlán. Inniu, ar Lá Feasachta Eorpach ar Chliseadh Croí, tá an Líonra… Continue Reading

National Strategy needed to tackle Heart Failure – the leading cause of hospitalisation among over 65s

Friday 6th May is Heart Failure Awareness Day- an initiative of the Heart Failure Policy Network. Heart failure – the number one cause of hospitalisation among senior citizens in Ireland – is a chronic condition which often requires in-patient hospital treatment. It occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the… Continue Reading

Significant Increase in Resource Teaching Hours in Galway Schools

Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the significant increase in resource teaching hours in Galway schools for the coming school year. From September, Galway schools will benefit from 11,322 resource teaching hours provided by over 486 resource teaching posts. Galway’s primary schools have been allocated 313 resource teaching… Continue Reading

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