Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Transport & Tourism

National Transport Authority agree to licence 2 additional services to Moycullen, Rosscahill and Oughterard.

I can confirm that the National Transport Authority (NTA) have agreed to licence 2 additional services to Bus Eireann for the Galway to Moycullen and Oughterard routes. The NTA have confirmed that the licence will include additional services from Galway at 20.15 and 22.15, 7 days a week. The confirmation came at my recent meeting… 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

26 Galway sports clubs benefit from funding for equipment under Sports Capital Programme

 26 sports clubs and organsiations across the city and county have been successful in their applications under this round of the Sports Capital Progamme which is for equipment-associated projects. The clubs and organisations will benefit from an allocation of almost €730,000.   This funding which has been confirmed to me by my colleague, Minister of… Continue Reading

€31.69 million investment in Galway’s Regional and Local Roads for 2019

€31.69 million has been allocated for Galway’s regional and local roads for 2019. The investment includes €28.83 million for Galway County Council and €2.86 million for Galway City Council. This investment will help drive improvements to Galway’s road network across the city and county. The allocation will fund maintenance, including re-surfacing and restoration, of local… Continue Reading

Funding for Galway’s Annual Festivals

Funding has been allocated to five annual Galway festivals under the 2019 National, Multi-Annual And Interim Festival Programmes, administered Failte Ireland and supported by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The allocation of €364,500, as confirmed to me by my colleague, by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, will support some… Continue Reading