Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Transport & Tourism

Update on N59 – November ’16

The N59 needs to be upgraded. That statement will come as no surprise to those of us who regularly use the main road through Connemara. It is a view shared also by all public representatives and officials. There are many stages to upgrading a road many of which take place long before actual machinery appears.… Continue Reading

Public Consultation opens on Rail Review which will impact on rail services in the West

  The Rail Review 2016 has been published jointly by the National Transport Authority and Irish Rail. It is a comprehensive analysis on the railway network in Ireland including usage information, services and routes as well as the investment needs of Iarnrod Eireann. The National Transport Authority, which regulates a range of transport services across… Continue Reading

Investment of €231,000 for rural recreation projects is a boost to tourism and leisure activities in Galway

Funding of €231,000 is being provided for rural recreation projects in Galway.  The funding for Galway has been confirmed to me by the Minister for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring and is part of a national €4.45 million package for rural recreation projects. This allocation of €231,000 is being invested across a number of projects in… Continue Reading

Beagnach €250,000 curtha ar leataoibh chun oibreacha feabhsúchán a mhaoiniú ar na hoileáin amach ó chósta na Gaillimhe

Tá áthas orm go mbeidh beagnach €250,000 curtha ar leataoibh chun oibreacha feabhsúchán a mhaoiniú, go hairithe ar an ngréasán bóithre ar na hoileáin amach ó chósta na Gaillimhe. Clúdóidh an leithdháileadh ó mo Roinn, An Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta,Gnóthaí Réigiúnach, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta, trí cheathrú cuid de chostas feabhsúchán agus beidh an fuílleach á mhaoiniú ag… Continue Reading

Over €600,000 for improvements to road network on Off-Shore Islands

As Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South I am delighted to be able to sanction over €600,000 for improvement works to the road network on offshore islands. The funding will be invested in projects selected according to the applications made by local… Continue Reading