Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Social Protection

Results prove effectiveness of LEO leadership on local employment

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the results from Galway’s Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and Mayo’s LEO for 2016 which resulted in 79 and 116 across the counties respectively. The figures show that Galway’s LEO has worked with… Continue Reading

Flexibility on Rural Social Scheme limits following Galway meeting with Minister Varadkar

  The Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, has confirmed to me that existing participants on the Rural Social Scheme will not be subject to the new six year term limit. The new term limit will only apply to new participants and is designed to ensure that as many people as possible can avail of the… Continue Reading

EmployAbility Galway’s 100 Jobs Campaign

I was delighted to join my colleague Finian McGrath, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, when he visited Galway this week to announced the results of EmployAbility Galway’s 100 Jobs Campaign. The event took place at the Galway Technology Centre in Mervue. EmployAbility Galway launched the 100 Jobs Campaign last June by… Continue Reading