Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Speeches

Launch of the Douglas Hyde Conference 2017

Launch of the Douglas Hyde Conference 2017, Douglas Hyde Centre, Portahard, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon  Cathaoirleach, Chief Executive, Chairperson, Director of Services, local councillors, Colleagues, friends, I am delighted to be here today at the launch of the Douglas Hyde Conference that this year will discuss and debate the importance of culture, and its value to our… Continue Reading

Speech at the Ocean Wealth Summit as part of SeaFest

Good afternoon, First of all, let me extend a warm welcome to Galway. I can’t think of a better location for a conference on showcasing the wealth of Irelands Oceans. For generations, Galway has been a gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, whether it be fishing, tourism, recreation or for providing transport to our islands. With… 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