Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Additional funding for Respite Services will benefit people with disabilities and their families across Galway and Mayo

New investment in the Respite Development Programme will fund additional capacity for services provided by the Brothers of Charity Services and Ability West in Galway and Western Care in Mayo. This new investment, funded by an extra €10 million allocation in Budget 2018, will benefit people with disabilities and their families in communities across Galway… Continue Reading

Funding to tackle litter, graffiti and dog-fouling in Galway and Mayo

Funding to tackle litter, graffiti and dog-fouling in Galway and Mayo As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment I have, with my colleague, Minister Denis Naughten, allocated €85,000 in funding to local authorities in Galway and Mayo to tackle litter, graffiti and similar problems affecting communities. The funding is… Continue Reading

€10 million investment in Galway City’s Water Supply Network

€10 million is being invested in Galway City’s water supply network. The Government funding is facilitating a partnership project between Irish Water and Galway City Council that will see the replacement and rehabilitation of 19km of water mains across the city. Starting in June, the works will take 21 months to complete and will involve… Continue Reading

28 Galway roads to be improved with €942,000 Local Improvement Scheme funding

28 roads across Galway will be improved through the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme. Funding of €942,000 has been allocated to Galway by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the 28 roads to be improved have been selected by Galway County Council. The Local Improvement Scheme is a very important funding scheme for communities, particularly in… Continue Reading

€2.9m iMARL will boost Irish marine research

As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment I recently launched a €2.9 million iMARL marine monitoring infrastructure which is a partnership between the Dublin Institute for Advance Studies, the Geological Survey of Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and NUI Galway. The iMARL lab includes vibration sensors on the seafloor, water temperature sensors,… Continue Reading

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