Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

€900,000 in funding for Galway under the Town and Village Scheme

Funding of €900,000 has been allocated for eight projects in Galway under the Town and Village Scheme. This funding will support projects in several towns and villages in Galway and is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Town and Village Scheme. The funding will support: the development of the Bia Innovator Campus in Athenry… Continue Reading

Funding for Continued Removal of Invasive Plant Species from Lough Corrib

As Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector I have allocated funding of €300,000 for 2019 to ensure Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) successful operations involving extensive removal of the invasive waterweed, Lagarosiphon Major (L.major), at Lough Corrib, Co. Galway, continue.  I have also asked IFI and his Department to continue liaison with the National Parks and… Continue Reading

Almost €375,000 to boost digital services and facilities at Galway libraries

Funding of almost €375,000 has been allocated to libraries in Galway by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Galway County Council. investment in digital services in Galway’s public libraries. The investment will fund a significant enhancement in digital services available in public libraries across Galway and is part of a national programme of… Continue Reading

€5.9 million in Government funding for 30 new homes in Moycullen

Government funding of €5.9 million has been allocated for the construction of 30 new homes in Moycullen. The funding has been allocated to Galway County Council under the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme of Rebuilding Ireland by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. This funding of €5.9 million from the Government, as confirmed… Continue Reading

Dormant Accounts Action Plan for 2018

I am delighted to launch the new Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2018 which provides funding of almost €40 million for 45 programmes and measures which will support disadvantaged people and communities across the country. The objective of Dormant Accounts Funding is to assist the most vulnerable groups in our society.  I have been anxious to ensure that… Continue Reading

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