Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

National Transport Authority agree to licence 2 additional services to Moycullen, Rosscahill and Oughterard.

I can confirm that the National Transport Authority (NTA) have agreed to licence 2 additional services to Bus Eireann for the Galway to Moycullen and Oughterard routes. The NTA have confirmed that the licence will include additional services from Galway at 20.15 and 22.15, 7 days a week. The confirmation came at my recent meeting… Continue Reading

Over €1.7m allocated under the language planning process

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is providing Údarás na Gaeltachta and Foras na Gaeilge with an allocation totalling more than €1.7m to aid with the implementation of the language planning process during the current year. €1.4m of the language planning allocation will be allocated to Údarás na Gaeltachta and €323,750 to Foras… Continue Reading

Over €210,000 for community projects in Galway under the latest round of Leader funding.

Funding of over €210,000 for community projects in Galway has been announced under the latest round of Leader funding. Eight projects have been allocated €210,847.75 which, when combined with own resources brings to €300,156 the investment in communities in Galway. Projects include upgrade works to community centres the purchase of equipment and the maintenance and… Continue Reading

New social welfare legislation published this week will provide new supports for the self-employed

The Social Welfare Bill 2019, which was examined by the Government at the Cabinet meeting earlier this week introduces a new social insurance scheme for people running their own business or setting up a new one. The legislation has been published by Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD and achieves a… Continue Reading

Breis infheistíochta ceadaithe do Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga sna Scoileanna Gaeltachta

Tá € 3.6 milliún leithdháilte agam don Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga an tseachtain seo. Faoin Scéim seo, tacaíonn cúntóirí teanga le daltaí i 135 scoil Ghaeltachta i gcontaetha na Gaillimhe, Mhaigh Eo, Dhún na nGall, Chiarraí, Chorcaí, Phort Láirge agus na Mí. Téann an Scéim seo chun tairbhe dár dteanga dhúchasach sa seomra ranga agus… Continue Reading