Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Irish libraries leading the way with digital developments

Libraries in Ireland are leading the way in expanding their digital services for members and it is very clear that libraries are meeting the challenges posed by digital developments by grasping new opportunities and extending their services. One service of particular note is the ebook and audiobook lending service which is available free-of-charge to library members.… Continue Reading

€2.25 million for Galway under new Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

€2.25 million in funding for 2018 is being provided for Galway as part of the new Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP). SICAP, which is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development, provides funding for life-long learning, job-seeking and for projects and initiatives which strengthen communities. Administered on behalf of my Department by… Continue Reading

Infheistíocht inár gCultúr, inár dTeanga & inár nOidhreacht

Bainfidh Gaillimh agus Iarthar na hÉireann an-leas as an bplean infheistíochta náisiúnta deich mbliana de € 1.18 billiún don chultúr, don teanga agus don oidhreacht a seoladh an seachtain seo. Tá na pobail i nGaillimh agus san Iarthar i measc na dtairbhithe den phlean cinniúnach seo a fheicfidh méadú suntasach ar infheistíocht i gcultúr agus… Continue Reading

Galway and the West to benefit from major €1.18 billion national investment plan in Culture, Language and Heritage

The €1.18 billion national investment plan for culture, language and heritage will greatly benefit Galway and the West of Ireland. The ten-year ‘Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage’  plan sets out he objectives of the Government for investment in culture, heritage and the Irish language and the Islands and was launched today (Tuesday) by… Continue Reading