Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

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

Communities in Galway to benefit from Government funding of €18.5 million for NGOs and community and voluntary organisations

Communities in Galway will benefit from the €18.5 million funding that the Government has allocated to NGOs and civil society organisations. The funding has been provided under the Scheme to Support National Organisations administered by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development and will support 73 non-profit and community-focused organisations over… Continue Reading

36 extra posts bring to 864 the number of Special Needs Assistants supporting pupils in Galway

864 Special Needs Assistants will be supporting pupils in schools across Galway for the coming school year. The total reflects an increased allocation of 36 extra Special Needs Assistants for Galway. At primary level the number of SNAs will rise from 520.8 to 545.34 – an increase of almost 25. At secondary level the number… Continue Reading