Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Education & Skills

Investment of €210,000 in Galway’s Gaeltacht Primary Schools/Infheistíocht thar €210,000 i mbunscoileanna Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe

Investment of over €210,000 approved by Minister Kyne for the Athletics and Sports Programme in Galway’s Gaeltacht primary schools   As Minister of State for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands I have approved funding of €213,588 over three years to Connemara-based organisation Muintearas to administer the Athletics and Sports Programme in 18… Continue Reading

Infheistíocht ar fiú €347,469 ceadaithe do Chlár na gCluichí Gaelach

Infheistíocht ar fiú €347,469 ceadaithe ag an Aire Stáit Seán Kyne do Chlár na gCluichí Gaelach i scoileanna Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe agus i dTuar Mhic Éadaigh i gCo. Mhaigh Eo. €7,910 ceadaithe chun a chumasú do chumainn peile F12 Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe freastal ar Lá na Gaeilge agus na gCluichí Gaelach ar pháirc an Chrócaigh… Continue Reading

36 extra posts bring to 864 the number of Special Needs Assistants supporting pupils in Galway

864 Special Needs Assistants will be supporting pupils in schools across Galway for the coming school year. The total reflects an increased allocation of 36 extra Special Needs Assistants for Galway. At primary level the number of SNAs will rise from 520.8 to 545.34 – an increase of almost 25. At secondary level the number… Continue Reading

Galway Schools included in new round of Summer Works Scheme

22 Galway schools are included in the new phase of the Summer Works Scheme. This third round of the current Summer Works Scheme will fund a range of improvements to 15 primary schools and seven post primary schools in the city and around the county. I am delighted to confirm this investment in 22 Galway… Continue Reading

Engage and Educate Fund 2018

Recently I announced the second round awardees of the Engage and Educate Fund – a partnership fund between Social Innovation Ireland, Mason Hayes Curran Law Firm and the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Engage and Educate Fund supports access to educational projects and this year’s recipients are Blue Diamond Drama Academy, Deaf Education… Continue Reading