Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Communications & Energy

Progress on Eel Fishermen Support Scheme as Consultation with Revenue Begins

As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment with responsibility for Natural Resources and Inland Fisheries I outlined, in the Seanad, the progress on the establishment of a support scheme for eel fishermen. My Department has notified the European Commission of our intention to fund a support scheme for former eel fishermen who… Continue Reading

Funding to tackle litter, graffiti and dog-fouling in Galway and Mayo

Funding to tackle litter, graffiti and dog-fouling in Galway and Mayo As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment I have, with my colleague, Minister Denis Naughten, allocated €85,000 in funding to local authorities in Galway and Mayo to tackle litter, graffiti and similar problems affecting communities. The funding is… Continue Reading

€2.9m iMARL will boost Irish marine research

As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment I recently launched a €2.9 million iMARL marine monitoring infrastructure which is a partnership between the Dublin Institute for Advance Studies, the Geological Survey of Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and NUI Galway. The iMARL lab includes vibration sensors on the seafloor, water temperature sensors,… Continue Reading

Local Digital Strategies – UN ICEGOV Conference

On Wednesday I was honoured to speak and chair a session on Local Digital Strategies at the UN’s ICEGOV (International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) which is taking place this week at NUI Galway. It was great to hear the ideas and observations from experts and to learn of the experiences of… Continue Reading

Níos mó rúin gheolaíochta léirithe in iarthar agus iarthuaisceart na hÉireann ag shuirbhé Tellus de chuid Suirbhéireach Gheolaíochta na hÉireann

Taispeánann suirbhéanna geoifisiceacha aerbheirthe na bloic thógála ársa a chruthaigh Éire Úsáidfear sonraí nua chun cuidiú le léarscáileanna geolaíochta a athshlánú don réigiún Beidh torthaí an tsuirbhé úsáideach do bhainistiú acmhainní nádúrtha Imlíníodh iniúchadh oidhreachta geolaíochta do Chontae na Gaillimhe   Scaoileadh sonraí ó na céimeanna is déanaí de shuirbhé geoifisiceach aerárthach Tellus ag ócáid… Continue Reading

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