Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: November 2017

Over €3.2 million for Galway’s sports clubs and organisations under the Sports Capital Programme

Over €3.26 million has been allocated for Galway in this year’s Sports Capital Programme. The funding of €3,262,955 will benefit over 100 sports clubs and community organisations across the City and County. The funding has been confirmed to me by my colleague Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin TD, and is a… Continue Reading

Over €100,000 in special funding for Galway’s Agricultural Shows

Funding of over €100,000 is being allocated to support agricultural shows in Galway. The funding is part of a national allocation of €840,000 from my and Michael Ring’s department, the Department of Rural and Community Development to support agricultural shows with the investment being co-ordinated by the Irish Shows Association. This funding represents a massive… Continue Reading

Additional Government funding of over €426,000 for Galway roads under the Local Improvement Scheme

An additional €426,651 is being allocated to Galway under the Local Improvement Scheme which is administered by my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. The funding is in addition to the allocation in September of €942,000 to Galway under the Scheme which was reintroduced by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring.… Continue Reading

Changes to Social Protection schemes will benefit workers across Galway and Mayo

Recent changes to social protection supports will benefit both self-employed workers and employees across Galway and Mayo. The changes include the extension, for the first time ever, of the Invalidity Pension Scheme to self-employed workers. My colleague, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD confirmed to me that the extension of the… Continue Reading