Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Issues

Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Bill passes in Dáil

As Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources this week I led the bill to ban fracking through the final stages in the Dáil. The ‘Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum’ bill was introduced by Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin and was amended and strengthened at Committee Stage where it was renamed the ‘Petroleum… Continue Reading

Kyne secures Cabinet approval for new Irish Language Act

Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has secured approval from the Cabinet for a new Irish Language Bill which will support the development and use of An Ghaeilge. Minister of State Kyne attended today’s Cabinet meeting at Government Buildings and outlined the… Continue Reading

Cead faighte ag Kyne ón Rialtas do Acht nua na Gaeilge

Tá cead faighte ag an tAire Gnóthaí Gaeltachta agus Acmhainní Nádúrtha agus TD Fine Gael do Ghaillimh Thiar agus Maigh Eo Theas Seán Kyne ón na Airí Rialtais do Bille nua Teanga chun tacú le forbairt agus úsáid  An Ghaeilge. D’fhreastail an tAire Stáit Kyne inniu  ar cruinniú na Airí Rialtais i Tithe an Rialtais… Continue Reading

New ‘Regional Enterprise Development Fund’ will boost employment in Galway, Mayo and the West

The launch this week of a new €60 million ‘Regional Enterprise Development Fund’ is a key commitment of the Action Plan for Rural Ireland and will help speed up and extend our economic recovery across Galway, Mayo and the West. The new Fund, which is action no. 69 in ‘Realising Our Rural Potential: Action Plan… Continue Reading