Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

€10 million investment in Galway City’s Water Supply Network

€10 million is being invested in Galway City’s water supply network. The Government funding is facilitating a partnership project between Irish Water and Galway City Council that will see the replacement and rehabilitation of 19km of water mains across the city. Starting in June, the works will take 21 months to complete and will involve… Continue Reading

28 Galway roads to be improved with €942,000 Local Improvement Scheme funding

28 roads across Galway will be improved through the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme. Funding of €942,000 has been allocated to Galway by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the 28 roads to be improved have been selected by Galway County Council. The Local Improvement Scheme is a very important funding scheme for communities, particularly in… Continue Reading

Irish libraries leading the way with digital developments

Libraries in Ireland are leading the way in expanding their digital services for members and it is very clear that libraries are meeting the challenges posed by digital developments by grasping new opportunities and extending their services. One service of particular note is the ebook and audiobook lending service which is available free-of-charge to library members.… Continue Reading

€2.25 million for Galway under new Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

€2.25 million in funding for 2018 is being provided for Galway as part of the new Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP). SICAP, which is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development, provides funding for life-long learning, job-seeking and for projects and initiatives which strengthen communities. Administered on behalf of my Department by… Continue Reading

€942,000 Local Improvement Scheme allocation for Galway

Galway has been allocated €942,000 under the 2018 Local Improvement Scheme which has been launched today by my colleague at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD. I’m delighted to confirm the allocation of €942,000 for Galway County Council as part of the Local Improvement Scheme. The Scheme provides investment in roads… Continue Reading