Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Rural Action Plan Raised in Dáil

I am speaking on behalf of the Minister, Deputy Humphreys, who, together with the Taoiseach, myself and several other Ministers, got a great welcome in the Ballymahon library from the cathaoirleach, councillors and staff there. The action plan for rural development builds upon the model established by the successful Action Plan for Jobs, which has… Continue Reading

Athbhreithniú 2016 Údarás na Gaeltachta

Fáiltím roimh dhea-fhigiúirí fostaíochta an Údaráis arís i mbliana agus is léiriú dearfach é ar an mian atá ag an Rialtas dlús a chur le forbairt agus fostaíocht sna réigiúin agus i gceantair tuaithe. Beidh ról lárnach ag Údarás na Gaeltachta i bhfeidhmiú an Phlean Gnímh do Cheantair Tuaithe na hÉireann. Tógáil croí é a… Continue Reading

Inland Fisheries Ireland – Information Event

On Wednesday 25th January Inland Fisheries Ireland held an information event in Buswell’s Hotel on its activities over the past year, its plans for this year and the work that the organisation carried out.  Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling… Continue Reading

€2.5 million allocated for new homes in Connemara

€2.5 million in funding has been allocated for eleven new homes in Connemara. The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has confirmed to me that he has granted stage 1 approval for eleven new homes in Letterfrack, Connemara. The Government has allocated €2.59 million for the scheme which will be led… Continue Reading

Galway designated a Rent Pressure Zone 

This evening Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney TD  has confirmed to me that Galway City is to be designated a Rent Pressure Zone.  The designation will mean that any increase in rental costs for households will be capped at 4% per annum for the next three years.  I welcome this… Continue Reading