Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Healthcare, housing, education, climate action and regional employment among priorities as new Legislation Programme published

Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD has today published the Government’s new legislation programme which contains 30 new bills that will be progressed by the summer recess. The legislation programme follows on from the special programme launched in January which focused on Brexit. The new programme, which has been approved by Cabinet today, has been… Continue Reading

Funding of €606,816 for Community Organisations and Groups in Galway

Funding of €606,816 for community organisations across Galway under the Government’s Community Enhancement Programme. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the Community Enhancement Programme is administered by the Local Community Development Committee is each local authority area. I am delighted that a wide range of organisations in communities across Galway are being… Continue Reading

€6.31 million allocated for Galway City projects under first round of the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Funding of €6.31 million has been allocated today for Galway City under the first round of the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund. The fund was established under Project Ireland 2040 and will be allocated between now and 2027 with the first round of projects announced today by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Housing,… Continue Reading

€900,000 in funding for Galway under the Town and Village Scheme

Funding of €900,000 has been allocated for eight projects in Galway under the Town and Village Scheme. This funding will support projects in several towns and villages in Galway and is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Town and Village Scheme. The funding will support: the development of the Bia Innovator Campus in Athenry… Continue Reading

Funding for Continued Removal of Invasive Plant Species from Lough Corrib

As Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector I have allocated funding of €300,000 for 2019 to ensure Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) successful operations involving extensive removal of the invasive waterweed, Lagarosiphon Major (L.major), at Lough Corrib, Co. Galway, continue.  I have also asked IFI and his Department to continue liaison with the National Parks and… Continue Reading

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