Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Step forward for the Galway – Mayo Telecommunications legislation

The Telecommunications Services (Galway – Mayo) Bill is on the priority list of legislation for the new Dáil term. As Minister with responsibility for Digital Development the Telecommunications Services (Galway – Mayo) Bill is one of the key items of legislation under my remit. The Bill will provide a right of access to the Galway –… Continue Reading

€2.45 million allocated for new social houses in Connemara

€2.45 million has been allocated for the provision of ten new social homes in Connemara. The investment has been confirmed to me by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD and is part of the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme of the Rebuilding Ireland Strategy. This investment of €2.45 million in… Continue Reading

Address at the Retail Excellence E-Commerce Conference

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I’m delighted to be here this morning. I’d like to thank David Campbell and Retail Excellence for welcoming me to their annual eCommerce Conference. Digital is a disruptive force across all sectors bringing with it both challenges and opportunities.  It is wave that has yet to reach some but for… Continue Reading

€650,000 in funding secured for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Galway

Funding of almost €650,000 has been secured for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Galway. The Disabled Persons Grant Scheme provides funding for extensions and adaptations to existing social housing stock such as grab rails, disabled access ramps, wet rooms, etc.  The scheme also provides extensions in cases of overcrowding. My Government colleague, the Minister… Continue Reading

All Ireland Smart Cities Forum

My address to the first All Ireland Smart Cities forum which took place in Croke Park Conference Centre on Wednesday, 13th September. “Good morning, I’m delighted to be here today. It gives me great pleasure to open, along with Dr. McCormick, the first All Ireland Smart Cities Forum. As Minister with responsibility for Digital Development,… Continue Reading

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