Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Environment & Community

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

€3.5 million allocation to fund works benefitting older people in our communities

Households and communities in Galway are to benefit from a €3.5 million allocation to the Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People. The funding comprises an allocation from Government of €1.88 million to Galway County Council and €889,299 to Galway City Council from the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD. A further… Continue Reading

Welcome upgrades for Spiddal and Gort Water Treatment Plants

Irish Water has confirmed that Spiddal Water Treatment Plant and Gort Water Treatment Plant are to be upgraded as part of a €1.54 million investment. The works, which are due to start in the coming weeks, will ensure that both facilities are able to continue to provide a safe, reliable and quality water supply for their respective communities.… Continue Reading

€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