Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Transport & Tourism

Taoiseach briefed on Parkmore traffic problems at meeting in Government Buildings

On Monday I travelled to Government Buildings in Dublin and briefed Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the traffic problems at Parkmore. At this stage the serious and intolerable traffic problems at Parkmore are all too familiar and especially so to the thousands of workers located there. At the meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny I highlighted the… Continue Reading

€21.57 million investment in Galway’s Regional and Local Roads for 2017

€21.57 million has been allocated for Galway’s Regional and Local Roads. The investment represents an increase of over three quarters of a million euro on the 2016 figure and includes €19.57 million for Galway County Council and almost €2 million for Galway City Council. Connectivity is vital for communities and is an important feature of the… Continue Reading

Almost €20,000 for Galway Organisations under the ‘Go For Life’ Grant Scheme

Almost €20,000 has been allocated to a range of Galway organisations under the ‘Go For Life Grant Scheme’. Operated by ‘Age and Opportunity’ in partnership with Sport Ireland, the ‘Go For Life Scheme’ provides grants to community organisations to improve the health and well-being of older people. My colleague, Minister for Sport Patrick O’Donovan has… Continue Reading

Inis Mor ferry service to resume following talks in Galway

I can confirm that ferry services to Inis Mor will resume from 5pm on Friday (2nd December). This follows a meeting at Galway County buildings between my Department, the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Island Ferries Teo and the Chief Executive of Galway County Council. The talks were constructive and identified a… Continue Reading

Update on Inis Mor Ferry Serivce

Island Ferries has taken the decision to cease services to Inis Mor from tonight (30th November ’16). This is extremely disappointing and is the result, primarily, of a dispute between the company and Galway County Council which centres on Council bye-laws. It has been the subject of High Court and Supreme Court cases. As Minister… Continue Reading