Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

Tidy Towns – Midlands and East Region Awards

This year’s SuperValu TidyTowns awards for the Midlands and East region were presented today, Tuesday 5th December, at a prize-giving ceremony in the Community Centre, Skerries, Co Dublin.  SuperValu TidyTowns winners were presented with their awards by Minister of State, Sean Kyne, T.D., and Niall O Callaghan, Community and Sponsorship Manager with Supervalu, proud sponsors… Continue Reading

Over €100,000 in special funding for Galway’s Agricultural Shows

Funding of over €100,000 is being allocated to support agricultural shows in Galway. The funding is part of a national allocation of €840,000 from my and Michael Ring’s department, the Department of Rural and Community Development to support agricultural shows with the investment being co-ordinated by the Irish Shows Association. This funding represents a massive… Continue Reading

Additional Government funding of over €426,000 for Galway roads under the Local Improvement Scheme

An additional €426,651 is being allocated to Galway under the Local Improvement Scheme which is administered by my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. The funding is in addition to the allocation in September of €942,000 to Galway under the Scheme which was reintroduced by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring.… Continue Reading

Significant progress being made by the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce

As Co-Chair of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce, representing the Department of Rural and Community Development, I am very encouraged by the progress being made by the Taskforce in improving mobile phone coverage and broadband access for households, businesses and communities. A commitment in the Programme for Partnership Government, the Mobile Phone and Broadband… Continue Reading

Communities across Galway to benefit from special 60th anniversary Tidy Towns’ Competition funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development

€63,000 has been allocated to Galway’s Tidy Towns’ Groups as part of a scheme to mark the 60th anniversary of the Tidy Towns’ Competition. The funding is part of a national allocation of €1.4 million announced by my colleague at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Minister Michael Ring TD. This grant scheme recognises… Continue Reading

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