Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Over 250 jobs created by Údarás-supported companies in Galway in 2016

Almost 3,000 employed at Údarás client companies in Galway – the highest figure since 2000 This week Údarás na Gaeltachta published its 2016 review showing very positive employment figures and that the Galway Gaeltacht has the highest level of job creation in Údarás client companies last year. Údarás-supported companies created 252 new jobs in Galway’s Gaeltacht… Continue Reading

Speech at the annual EirGrid Conference

Address to the delegates at the annual EirGrid Conference on the theme of ‘Planning for our Energy Future’ Good morning ladies and gentlemen, Executive Director, Commissioner and distinguished guests. I must commence by offering the apologies of Minister Naughten. He had of course fully expected to be here today, speaking to you directly, but unfortunately… Continue Reading

€21.57 million investment in Galway’s Regional and Local Roads for 2017

€21.57 million has been allocated for Galway’s Regional and Local Roads. The investment represents an increase of over three quarters of a million euro on the 2016 figure and includes €19.57 million for Galway County Council and almost €2 million for Galway City Council. Connectivity is vital for communities and is an important feature of the… Continue Reading

Over 1,600 Galway households supported by €7 million in funding by Department of Housing in 2016

In 2016 over 1,600 households in Galway were supported with housing funding of over €7 million allocated under the Housing Assistance Payment and the Rental Accommodation Scheme. Last year €3.6 million in funding was provided to support 412 households in the county under the Rental Accommodation Scheme while 468 households were assisted with accommodation costs through… Continue Reading

Fíorú Acmhainneacht na Tuaithe – Plean Gníomhaíochta d’Fhorbairt Tuaite

Ar Luan d’fhreastail mé ar an seoladh don Plean Gníomhaíochta d’Fhorbairt Tuaite. Leagtar síos sa Phlean seo struchtúr uileghabhálach i leith tionscnaimh a chomhordú agus a chur chun feidhme ar fud na Rialtais láir agus an rialtais áitiúil araon.   Tá an Plean bunaithe ar 5 phríomh-Cholún théamacha a mbaineann sraith cuspoirí agus gníomhartha le… Continue Reading