Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

€275,000 in funding for 18 angling development and conservation projects in Galway

€275,000 has been invested in 18 angling development and conservation projects in Galway. The investment has been made by Inland Fisheries Ireland, an agency under my remit as Minister of State for Natural Resources. Ahead of the funding allocation I visited on-going river enhancement projects on the Grange River, a major tributary of the Clare… Continue Reading

€2.2 million in funding for 115 angling development and conservation projects

While visiting on-going river enhancement projects on the Grange River, a major tributary of the Clare River in Galway, I announced funding, to the value of €2.2m, by Inland Fisheries Ireland to 115 angling development and conservation initiatives as part of its National Strategy for Angling Development, Salmon Conservation Fund and Midlands Fisheries Fund. The projects, which… Continue Reading

Over €21,000 for Galway Organisations under the ‘Go For Life’ Grant Scheme

€21,800 in funding has been allocated to a range of Galway organisations under the ‘Go For Life Grant Scheme’. Operated by ‘Age and Opportunity’ in partnership with Sport Ireland, the ‘Go For Life Scheme’ provides grants to community organisations to improve the health and well-being of older people. My colleague, Minister for Sport Brendan Griffin has confirmed… Continue Reading

New apprenticeships will support learners and boost critically important sectors

26 new apprenticeships have been launched today as part of €122 million investment in apprenticeships by Government in 2018. The structured education and on-the-job training which apprenticeships provide is a feature of strong economies and forms part of a more varied, stronger mix of further and higher education options. Apprenticeships can be a better pathway to a… Continue Reading

Tidy Towns – Midlands and East Region Awards

This year’s SuperValu TidyTowns awards for the Midlands and East region were presented today, Tuesday 5th December, at a prize-giving ceremony in the Community Centre, Skerries, Co Dublin.  SuperValu TidyTowns winners were presented with their awards by Minister of State, Sean Kyne, T.D., and Niall O Callaghan, Community and Sponsorship Manager with Supervalu, proud sponsors… Continue Reading

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