Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

New Tellus Data Confirms Radon Hot Spots in Galway & Mayo

The latest findings from the award-winning Tellus Programme shed new light on radon risk impacting on the West of Ireland as well as unravelling the region’s ancient, geological history. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas with no colour, taste or smell which can increase the risk of developing lung cancer.  Outdoors, radon quickly dilutes… Continue Reading

The voice of the West must be heard in the Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework Plan

With the publication of the initial Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework Plan I am urging the people of Galway and Mayo to make their views known during the consultation process.   The initial plan, which has been published by the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney TD, sets out the current… Continue Reading

Rural Action Plan Raised in Dáil

I am speaking on behalf of the Minister, Deputy Humphreys, who, together with the Taoiseach, myself and several other Ministers, got a great welcome in the Ballymahon library from the cathaoirleach, councillors and staff there. The action plan for rural development builds upon the model established by the successful Action Plan for Jobs, which has… Continue Reading

€2.5 million allocated for new homes in Connemara

€2.5 million in funding has been allocated for eleven new homes in Connemara. The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney has confirmed to me that he has granted stage 1 approval for eleven new homes in Letterfrack, Connemara. The Government has allocated €2.59 million for the scheme which will be led… Continue Reading

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