Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Dáil Éireann

Legislation for Galway – Mayo fibre broadband network introduced in Seanad

As Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development I am leading the Telecommunications Services (Ducting and Cables) Bill through the Oireachtas. The Bill concerns the Galway Mayo ducting and cables telecommunications network which was installed as part of the Corrib Gas pipeline project and subsequently gifted to the State. The ducting and cable… Continue Reading

Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Bill 2017: Second Stage

The Bill to establish the Department of Rural and Community Development I congratulate the Minister, Deputy Ring, on his appointment to the Cabinet. We know him as someone who has a great commitment to his community in Mayo, the west coast and all parts of rural Ireland. He is a tremendous worker on the ground… Continue Reading

Ensuring Supply of Office & Manufacturing Facilities in Galway for IDA Clients

Seán Kyne TD asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps he and State agencies within his Department’s remit are taking to ensure a supply of office and manufacturing facilities generally but also in County Galway where a constraint on suitable accommodation has delayed the establishment of new companies or divisions of existing… Continue Reading

Over 1,000 jobseekers in Galway and Mayo supported by JobPath

Over 1,000 jobseekers in Galway and Mayo are participating in JobPath. Launched last July, JobPath is a new employment activation programme which provides one-to-one support and assistance to long term unemployed people. The figures for Galway and Mayo were confirmed to me by Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection, Mr Kevin Humphreys to… Continue Reading

Kyne supports bill to overhaul Coroner System and make inquests mandatory in all cases of maternity-related deaths

In the Dáil  recently I expressed my support for a new bill which would make the holding of an inquest mandatory in all cases of maternity-related deaths. The Coroners Bill 2015, a private members’ bill initiated by Deputy Clare Daly, seeks to consolidate and extend the law relating to coroners, coroners’ investigations and coroners’ inquests… Continue Reading