Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Children and Youth Affairs

Galway Schools included in new round of Summer Works Scheme

22 Galway schools are included in the new phase of the Summer Works Scheme. This third round of the current Summer Works Scheme will fund a range of improvements to 15 primary schools and seven post primary schools in the city and around the county. I am delighted to confirm this investment in 22 Galway… Continue Reading

Almost a quarter of a million euro in CLAR funding for Galway

Almost a quarter of a million euro in CLAR community funding for Galway I am delighted to confirm funding of €242,500 from my Department for five Galway community projects under Measure 2 of the CLAR Programme. Administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the CLAR Programme provides targeted investment for small-scale infrastructure projects… Continue Reading

New online system to give Galway parents a say in new school type

Minister Kyne expresses his preference for school to be Galway’s first Educate Together Secondary School A new Online Patronage Process System which has been launched will enable parents to have their say on the patronage of new schools. The online system, confirmed to me by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD can be accessed at and… Continue Reading

Almost three quarters of a million Euro allocated to Forum Connemara to support employment training for young people with disabilities

Almost three quarters of a million Euro has been allocated to Forum Connemara to fund an employment and training programme for persons with a disability. The funding is part of a national €16 million three-year programme for young people who are aged between 15 and 29 who have a disability or who are less able. In… Continue Reading

Over €358,000 in Government funding for Childcare Providers in Galway

Investment of €358,000 in childcare services in Galway as part of the Government’s Early Years and School Age Capital Funding Programme. This investment of €358,390, confirmed by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD, will help childcare providers in communities across Galway to fund new childcare places, outdoor play areas and carry out maintenance… Continue Reading