Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: September 2019

New N59 works to commence

Galway County Council has confirmed to me that the N59 Letterfrack Scheme has been awarded to P&D Lydon with the contractor due on-site at the start of November. It is anticipated that construction will take place over 30 weeks. The works include for the following: The realignment of road is approximately 0.3km in length and… Continue Reading

gteic – A new network of innovation hubs in the Gaeltacht and on the islands

On Wednesday I was delighted to launch gteic, a new network of 31 innovation & digital hubs for our Gaeltacht areas and on our islands. With investment of €1.5m, Údarás na Gaeltachta is leading the development with support from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and a further €3.5 million investment from the Rural… Continue Reading

Comhairliúchán le pobail na n-oileán i gcroílár an Choiste Idir-rannach nua ar Fhorbairt Oileán/Consultation with island communities at heart of new Interdepartmental Committee on Island Development

Consultation with island communities at heart of new Interdepartmental Committee on Island Development On Tuesday I chaired the first meeting of the new Interdepartmental Committee on Island Development on Tuesday afternoon at the headquarters of the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht on Kildare Street, Dublin. The Interdepartmental Committee has been establishedto develop a new… Continue Reading

Investment of €210,000 in Galway’s Gaeltacht Primary Schools/Infheistíocht thar €210,000 i mbunscoileanna Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe

Investment of over €210,000 approved by Minister Kyne for the Athletics and Sports Programme in Galway’s Gaeltacht primary schools   As Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands I have approved funding of €213,588 over three years to Connemara-based organisation Muintearas to administer the Athletics and Sports Programme in 18… Continue Reading

Claregalway and District Day Care Centre

Recently, community radio station, Kinvara Community Radio broadcast Seamus Gallagher’s documentary which tells the story of the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre. A generous donation of land by the Cormican family, the work of the team, the staff and volunteers along with local fundraising, a €350,000 grant from the Department of Health and a €70,000 grant from… Continue Reading

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