Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Children and Youth Affairs

€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

National Children’s Hospital Location

The Government decision that the new Children’s hospital be located at St. James’s is a clinically-led decision. St. James’s is Ireland’s largest, adult-teaching, research hospital. The selection of the site follows on from the Children’s Health First report of 2006 that has been re-affirmed by reviews since. One such review was carried out by a… Continue Reading

€4 million in Capital Funding for Childcare Services

Ring-fenced funding for community-based and operated childcare services €4 million in capital funding has been allocated by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone under the 2017 Early Years Capital Funding Programme to improve childcare services. The funding has a number of aims including increasing the number of childcare places, improving and maintaining buildings and… Continue Reading