Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Children and Youth Affairs

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

28 Galway Schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme improvements this summer

Over the summer investment will take place in 28 schools across Galway as part of the Department of Education’s Summer Works Scheme. 22 primary schools in Galway and six secondary schools are benefiting under the Scheme which facilitates major improvements in school infrastructure. My colleague, the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD confirmed the investment to… Continue Reading

Galway and Mayo youth organisations to benefit from €10.6 million of national funding

Youth groups across Galway and Mayo will benefit from the €10.6 million of Government funding for national youth organisations. The funding has been allocated by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs and will benefit organisations involved in sports, the arts, and outdoor pursuits. Many of the national organisations receiving funding have a strong presence in… Continue Reading