Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

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

Over 1,600 Galway households supported by €7 million in funding by Department of Housing in 2016

In 2016 over 1,600 households in Galway were supported with housing funding of over €7 million allocated under the Housing Assistance Payment and the Rental Accommodation Scheme. Last year €3.6 million in funding was provided to support 412 households in the county under the Rental Accommodation Scheme while 468 households were assisted with accommodation costs through… Continue Reading

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