Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

Over €483,000 in funding for Galway and Mayo’s Local Sports Partnerships

Galway and Mayo will benefit from over €483,000 in funding for Local Sports Partnerships. This investment will support the core work of the LSP Network in Galway and Mayo including the delivery of National Programmes, Education and Training initiatives, Strategic Development, Community Sports Development Officers, the Sports Inclusion Disability programme, and general participation programmes. The… Continue Reading

€111,000 ceadaithe do 8 sheirbhís luathoideachais Gaeltachta

Mar Aire Stáit do Ghnothaí Gaeltachta thug mé allúntas suas le €111,838 in iomlán do 8 sheirbhís luathoideachais Gaeltachta. Tá obair fhiúntach ar bun ag an ngréasán naíolanna agus naíonraí ó cheann ceann na Gaeltachta ar feadh i bhfad chun cuidiú le teaghlaigh Ghaeltachta a bpáistí a thógáil le Gaeilge.   De thoradh an chúnaimh atá… Continue Reading

Ban on Fracking a step closer with passing of Committee Stage of the Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill

  As Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources I today led the legislation on prohibiting fracking through Committee Stage at the Dáil. I am pleased to have been able to lead the Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill through Committee Stage. The Bill which has been introduced by Deputy Tony McLaughlin… Continue Reading

Inland Fisheries Amendment Bill to tackle pollution and poaching

As Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources I have introduced legislation into the Dáil to tackle poaching and pollution of our rivers and to empower Inland Fisheries Ireland to continue to carefully and responsibly manage our inland fisheries natural resource. The Bill – the Inland Fisheries Amendment Bill  – amends existing legislation and… Continue Reading