Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Health

New €470,000 community-based alcohol treatment service for Galway

€470,000 has been allocated for a new community-based alcohol treatment service in Galway. The proposal from the HSE has been approved by Catherine Byrne TD, Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, and is a partnership initiative between the Emergency Department at UHG and the HSE. The allocation will fund a… Continue Reading

Claregalway and District Day Care Centre

Recently, community radio station, Kinvara Community Radio broadcast Seamus Gallagher’s documentary which tells the story of the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre. A generous donation of land by the Cormican family, the work of the team, the staff and volunteers along with local fundraising, a €350,000 grant from the Department of Health and a €70,000 grant from… Continue Reading

Revenue postpones VAT changes ahead of policy review

This week Revenue has decided to postpone VAT changes regarding food supplements pending outcome of a policy review. The decision follows confirmation from the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD that a review of the VAT treatment of food supplements will be carried out. The policy review will include consultation with stakeholders including the health… Continue Reading