Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

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

Plean Gníomhaíochta nua um Chuntais Dhíomhaoine 2018

Tá áthas orm an Plean Gníomhaíochta nua um Chuntais Dhíomhaoine 2018 a sheoladh, a chuireann maoiniú de bheagnach € 40 milliún ar fáil do 45 chlár agus bearta a thacaíonn le daoine faoi mhíbhuntáiste agus an pobail ar fud na tíre. Bhí rannpháirtíocht ag an Rialtas ar fad sa Phlean Gníomhaíochta 2018. Thosaigh mé an… Continue Reading

Annual Report shows that Charities Regulator’s work is increasing transparency and accountability

Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Kyne TD, has said the Charities Regulatory Authority is helping to increase public trust and confidence in charitable organisations. Minister Kyne was speaking as the Charities Regulatory Authority’s Annual Report for 2017 which was presented to the Minister and the Houses of the Oireachtas in accordance with the Charities Act… Continue Reading

Over €275,000 for Galway under new Community Enhancement Programme

€275,000 has been allocated for Galway under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s new Community Enhancement Programme. The CEP is the successor to last year’s Community Facilities Scheme and also includes the RAPID Scheme. It is a more flexible scheme which will help provide targeted funding to communities. The new Community Enhancement Programme, which has been launched… Continue Reading

Launch of Report on the Governance of Charitable Organisations

On Thursday I launched the Report on the Governance of Charitable Organisations which provides a series of recommendations to the Charities Regulatory Authority on how the governance of charities should be regulated. The recommendations provide realistic and proportionate guidance on the best type of framework for ensuring that charities in Ireland are governed effectively. Volunteers… Continue Reading

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