Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Engage and Educate Fund 2018

Recently I announced the second round awardees of the Engage and Educate Fund – a partnership fund between Social Innovation Ireland, Mason Hayes Curran Law Firm and the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Engage and Educate Fund supports access to educational projects and this year’s recipients are Blue Diamond Drama Academy, Deaf Education… Continue Reading

Almost three quarters of a million euro Government investment in the Arts in Galway

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, through the Arts Council has granted investment of €748,279 in arts organisations and festivals in Galway under the Arts Council’s 10 year strategy, ‘Making Great Art Work’. The organisations in Galway receiving funding include established arts centres and organisations such as the Galway Film Centre, the 126… Continue Reading

New online system to give Galway parents a say in new school type

Minister Kyne expresses his preference for school to be Galway’s first Educate Together Secondary School A new Online Patronage Process System which has been launched will enable parents to have their say on the patronage of new schools. The online system, confirmed to me by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD can be accessed at and… Continue Reading

Tacú Mol An Cheathru Rua le fostaíocht agus leis an nGaeilge

Mar Aire Stáit do Ghnóthaí Pobail,  Acmhainní Nádúrtha agus Forbairt Digiteach agus TD Fine Gael  do Gaillimh Thiar chuir mé fáilte roimh oscailt Mol Nuálaíocht &  Digiteach ar an gCeathrú Rua. Tá tacaíocht ó Udaras na Gaeltachta don mhol digiteach agus tá sé mar chuid de Líonra Digiteach Ghaetacht an eagraíocht – Gréasán na Gaeltachta. Tá… Continue Reading

Annual Report shows that Charities Regulator’s work is increasing transparency and accountability

Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Kyne TD, has said the Charities Regulatory Authority is helping to increase public trust and confidence in charitable organisations. Minister Kyne was speaking as the Charities Regulatory Authority’s Annual Report for 2017 which was presented to the Minister and the Houses of the Oireachtas in accordance with the Charities Act… Continue Reading