Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Transport & Tourism

€33.725 million for Galway’s National Roads in 2020

€33.725 million has been allocated for Galway’s national roads for 2020. The funding is being provided by the Government through Transport Infrastructure Ireland and represents an extra €5.79 million in funding, a 20% increase on the 2019 figure. The funding includes €15.39 million for a series of improvement works at several locations along the N59,… Continue Reading

New Bus Services in Connemara

Bus Éireann has introduced extra services on two of the main bus routes from Galway City to Connemara. Since the start of this month, there are extra services in the morning and evening on the No. 419 Galway-Moycullen-Oughterard service and the No. 424 Galway-An Cheathru-Leitir Mealláin-Carna service.  On the No. 419 there are new services including: 8:15pm… Continue Reading

Major investment by Failte Ireland and Galway City Council to transform Galway City Museum

On Friday, I visited the Galway City Museum to announce investment of €6.64 million in the development of a new state-of-the-art museum in Galway City, which will be known as the Atlantic Museum Galway.  This is Fáilte Ireland’s largest investment in a visitor attraction to date.  Certainly, it is a clear demonstration of the Government’s… Continue Reading

New N59 works to commence

Galway County Council has confirmed to me that the N59 Letterfrack Scheme has been awarded to P&D Lydon with the contractor due on-site at the start of November. It is anticipated that construction will take place over 30 weeks. The works include for the following: The realignment of road is approximately 0.3km in length and… Continue Reading

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