Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation

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An Spidéal Project first in country to draw down funding from the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

The gTeic hub in An Spidéal is the first project to receive funding under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund in the country. Údarás na Gaeltachta has already drawn down €175,000 of the almost €550,000 in funding for the new gTeic digital and innovation hub in An Spidéal which is well underway and on which… Continue Reading

Ambitious Climate Action Plan sets out responsible and realistic steps to help tackle climate breakdown

Today (Monday) I attended a special Cabinet Meeting at Government Buildings on the Climate Action Plan. This cross-departmental and cross-agency plan is an ambitious and comprehensive plan that sets out how we can manage the transition to a low carbon economy and society in a responsible and realistic way. It contains over 180 actions with… Continue Reading

Healthcare, housing, education, climate action and regional employment among priorities as new Legislation Programme published

Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD has today published the Government’s new legislation programme which contains 30 new bills that will be progressed by the summer recess. The legislation programme follows on from the special programme launched in January which focused on Brexit. The new programme, which has been approved by Cabinet today, has been… Continue Reading

Regional Enterprise Plan for the West launched

Regional Enterprise Plan for the West will leverage strengths of the region to support job creation and local businesses  On Monday I attended the launch of the Regional Enterprise Plan for the West by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys at the PorterShed in the city. The Regional Enterprise Plan aims to achieve… Continue Reading

50 Galway businesses supported by Government to develop online presence

Over the last 12 months 50 businesses in Galway have been supported under the Trading Online Voucher Scheme. Operated through the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme offers a financial incentive of up to €2,500 to small businesses to develop their… Continue Reading