Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: January 2019

Funding for Galway’s Annual Festivals

Funding has been allocated to five annual Galway festivals under the 2019 National, Multi-Annual And Interim Festival Programmes, administered Failte Ireland and supported by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The allocation of €364,500, as confirmed to me by my colleague, by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, will support some… Continue Reading

Extra €405,200 in Sports Capital Funding for Galway

An additional €405,200 has been allocated to sports and community groups in Galway under the Sports Capital Programme. The funding primarily covers applications that have been successful under an appeals process introduced by my colleague, Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin TD.  The additional funding will support twelve organisations in communities across… Continue Reading

Government funding of €28 million for Galway’s National Roads in 2019

Further boost for N59 in Government’s €28 million funding for Galway’s national roads in 2019 Almost €28 million has been allocated by Government for Galway’s national roads in 2019. The allocation from Government for roads and transport projects in Galway includes €21.49 million for Galway County Council and €6.43 million for Galway City Council. The… Continue Reading

50 Galway businesses supported by Government to develop online presence

Over the last 12 months 50 businesses in Galway have been supported under the Trading Online Voucher Scheme. Operated through the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme offers a financial incentive of up to €2,500 to small businesses to develop their… Continue Reading

Funding allocated to Galway Animal Welfare Organisations

€82,000 has been allocated to several animal welfare organisations in Galway, my colleague, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has informed me. The funding allocations are:  Fellenberg Foundation Ireland, Flesk, Woodford, Co. Galway €4,000 Forgotten Horses Ireland, Rock Cottage, Ballycleara,  Kinvara, Co. Galway €7,500 Galway & Claddagh Swan Rescue, 68 Ashleigh Grove,… Continue Reading