Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: December 2017

€148,000 allocated to 14 animal welfare organisations in Galway and Mayo

€148,000 has been allocated to 14 animal welfare organisations in Galway and Mayo. The funding is part of a €2.56 million allocation by Minister of Agriculture, Michael Creed TD, to 111 animal welfare organisations across the country. This funding will help the community-focused, animal welfare organisations continue their work in promoting and safe-guarding the welfare… Continue Reading

Extra funding for Seniors Alert Scheme as over 2,100 Galway & Mayo householders apply to the Scheme

Extra funding of €400,000 has been allocated for the Seniors’ Alert Scheme by my colleague at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD bringing to €2.7 million the total funding for the Scheme this year. Figures show that almost 1,400 older people in Galway and over 760 older people in Mayo have… Continue Reading

Over three quarters of a million Euro for Foroige from the Dormant Accounts Fund

€774,933 has been allocated to Foroige to support the youth organisation’s Big Brother Big Sister Programme. The funding is from the Dormant Accounts Fund for which I’m responsible as Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development. I’m delighted to approve funding for this application from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs… Continue Reading

Over €21,000 for Galway Organisations under the ‘Go For Life’ Grant Scheme

€21,800 in funding has been allocated to a range of Galway organisations under the ‘Go For Life Grant Scheme’. Operated by ‘Age and Opportunity’ in partnership with Sport Ireland, the ‘Go For Life Scheme’ provides grants to community organisations to improve the health and well-being of older people. My colleague, Minister for Sport Brendan Griffin has confirmed… Continue Reading

€275,000 in funding for 18 angling development and conservation projects in Galway

€275,000 has been invested in 18 angling development and conservation projects in Galway. The investment has been made by Inland Fisheries Ireland, an agency under my remit as Minister of State for Natural Resources. Ahead of the funding allocation I visited on-going river enhancement projects on the Grange River, a major tributary of the Clare… Continue Reading

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