Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Communications & Energy

€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

Tellus Data Launch san Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh i gConamara

Speech at the Tellus Data Launch in  IONAD CULTÚRTHA AN PHIARSAIGH, CONAMARA,    Fáiltim roimh an deis seo chun labhairt ag seoladh do na sonraí is déanaí a thaining amach ón gclár náisiúnta Tellus, anseo ag Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, agus ba mhaith liom mo bhuíochas a ghabháil le foireann an ionaid, Oifig na nOibreacha… Continue Reading

Launch of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review 2017 & 2018 Action Plan

On Wedneday I launched, with Minister for Communications, Denis Naughton, the Mobile Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review for 2017 and the 2018 Action Plan. Some of the actions achieved include the establishment of Broadband Officers at every city and county council the identification of mobile phone coverage blackspots and solutions for these the increase of ducting… Continue Reading

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