Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Transport & Tourism

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

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

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