Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Inland Fisheries to continue funding for programme which tackles Invasive Species on Lough Corrib

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is to continue funding the programme of managing and removing an invasive plant from Lough Corrib. At a special meeting of the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland in Dublin at the end of June I informed both the board and the CEO that the continuation of the programme for removing  Lagorosiphon… Continue Reading

Irish Water Investment Projects benefiting over 30,000 people in Galway

Irish Water, the national water utility company, is continuing to invest in improving water and waste-water services in Galway. Irish Water invested €340 million nationally in 2014 and €363 million in 2015 and plans on investing €532 million on water and waste-water services this year. The investment will tackle serious deficiencies in the water infrastructure… Continue Reading

Update on the Inis Meain/Inis Oirr electricity disruption

ESB Networks and the Department of Communications, Climate Change and Environment are continuing to work on the restoration of electricity to Inis Meain and Inis Oirr following the failure of the undersea cable on Friday morning last. Work is well underway on installing a generator to operate on a temporary basis while repair works are… Continue Reading

Electricity Supply Disruption on Inis Meain and Inis Oirr

Arising from the loss of electricity affecting Inis Meain and Inis Oirr I have contacted the Minister for Communications, Climate Change and Environment, Denis Naughten and the Secretary General of the Department as well as officials from Roinn na Gaeltachta.   Contact has also been made with the head of ESB Networks. ESB Networks is… Continue Reading

Labhair Gaeilge Liom – Speak Irish with me

Recently I launched ‘Labhair Gaeilge Liom’ or ‘Speak Irish with me’, an initiative of SOLAS – An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna – the Further Education and Training Authority. ‘Speak Irish with me’ is an online Irish language course run by SOLAS eCollege and specifically supports beginners or any learner who has not used Irish… Continue Reading