Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

Almost one quarter of a million Euro allocated to help Galway businesses develop online

Over 100 businesses in Galway have availed of supports 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 online trading capacity,… Continue Reading

Over €1 million funding for Galway under the Town and Village Scheme

Over €1 million has been allocated for Galway under the Town and Village Scheme. The funding for Galway was confirmed to me by my colleague at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Minister Michael Ring TD. The Town and Village Scheme supports community initiatives and improvements in small towns and villages by funding projects which… Continue Reading

Step forward for the Galway – Mayo Telecommunications legislation

The Telecommunications Services (Galway – Mayo) Bill is on the priority list of legislation for the new Dáil term. As Minister with responsibility for Digital Development the Telecommunications Services (Galway – Mayo) Bill is one of the key items of legislation under my remit. The Bill will provide a right of access to the Galway –… Continue Reading

€2.45 million allocated for new social houses in Connemara

€2.45 million has been allocated for the provision of ten new social homes in Connemara. The investment has been confirmed to me by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD and is part of the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme of the Rebuilding Ireland Strategy. This investment of €2.45 million in… Continue Reading

Address at the Retail Excellence E-Commerce Conference

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I’m delighted to be here this morning. I’d like to thank David Campbell and Retail Excellence for welcoming me to their annual eCommerce Conference. Digital is a disruptive force across all sectors bringing with it both challenges and opportunities.  It is wave that has yet to reach some but for… Continue Reading