Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Children and Youth Affairs

Over €325,000 in Government funding to help create new childcare places in Galway

€325,000 in Government funding has been allocated for childcare services in Galway. The funding is helping over two dozen childcare organisations in Galway to set up new services and expand existing ones. Two significant allocations are being made to enhance and increase childcare provision in Galway. €187,866.50 is being allocated to 12 childcare organisations to help establish… Continue Reading

Over half a million Euro in extra funding for childcare services in Galway

Childcare services in Galway are to receive €536,710 in extra funding from the Government. The funding will be used to provide more than new childcare places, maintenance and building work as well as outdoor play areas and is available for immediate draw-down by providers here in Galway. The provision of quality, affordable and accessible childcare… Continue Reading

Additional 33 Special Needs Assistants for Galway bring to 771 the number of SNAs supporting pupils across Galway

From September the number of SNAs supporting pupils at primary, secondary and special schools across Galway will rise from 738 for the current school year to 771 for the 2017/18 school year – an increased allocation of 33 extra Special Needs Assistants for Galway. At primary level the number of SNAs will rise from 458.5… Continue Reading

Over half a million in Government funding to support rural communities in Galway

As Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources I can confirm the allocation of over half a million euro for a range of measures under the CLAR Programme in Galway. The funding of €514,223 has been allocated under the CLAR Programme and covers the first two measures of the Programme – safety at schools and play areas. This… Continue Reading

€111,000 ceadaithe do 8 sheirbhís luathoideachais Gaeltachta

Mar Aire Stáit do Ghnothaí Gaeltachta thug mé allúntas suas le €111,838 in iomlán do 8 sheirbhís luathoideachais Gaeltachta. Tá obair fhiúntach ar bun ag an ngréasán naíolanna agus naíonraí ó cheann ceann na Gaeltachta ar feadh i bhfad chun cuidiú le teaghlaigh Ghaeltachta a bpáistí a thógáil le Gaeilge.   De thoradh an chúnaimh atá… Continue Reading