Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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Rural Action Plan Raised in Dáil

I am speaking on behalf of the Minister, Deputy Humphreys, who, together with the Taoiseach, myself and several other Ministers, got a great welcome in the Ballymahon library from the cathaoirleach, councillors and staff there. The action plan for rural development builds upon the model established by the successful Action Plan for Jobs, which has… Continue Reading

Inland Fisheries Ireland – Information Event

On Wednesday 25th January Inland Fisheries Ireland held an information event in Buswell’s Hotel on its activities over the past year, its plans for this year and the work that the organisation carried out.  Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling… Continue Reading

Fíorú Acmhainneacht na Tuaithe – Plean Gníomhaíochta d’Fhorbairt Tuaite

Ar Luan d’fhreastail mé ar an seoladh don Plean Gníomhaíochta d’Fhorbairt Tuaite. Leagtar síos sa Phlean seo struchtúr uileghabhálach i leith tionscnaimh a chomhordú agus a chur chun feidhme ar fud na Rialtais láir agus an rialtais áitiúil araon.   Tá an Plean bunaithe ar 5 phríomh-Cholún théamacha a mbaineann sraith cuspoirí agus gníomhartha le… Continue Reading

Realising Our Rural Potential – Action Plan for Rural Ireland

On Monday I attended the launch of the ‘Realising Our Rural Potential:Action Plan for Rural Development’ which is very significant for Galway, Mayo and the West of Ireland. The Action Plan is the first of its kind to take a cohesive and co-ordinated approach across the whole of Government to rural development. Realising Our Rural Potential… Continue Reading

Report sets out actions to tackle motor insurance problems

I welcome the publication of the Report on the Cost of Motor Insurance by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, and Minister of State for Financial Services, Eoghan Murphy TD. The recommendations, approved by Government, include actions to: Address the lack of transparency in the claims area, through the establishment of a national claims information database which… Continue Reading