Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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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

Update regarding Prospecting Application

Update regarding the possibility of mining in Connemara and the application for a prospecting licence in a number of locations, including the Roundstone/Ballyconneely area. Today I received information from Minister of State Seán Canney with responsibility for Natural Resources at the Department of Communication, Climate Action and Environment that it has been decided not to… Continue Reading

Speech at the Showcase Event for Galway 2020, The Printworks, Market Street

A leas-mhéara – A Chomhairleoir Lyons, Uachtarán an Dlísheomra, agus a Dhaoine Uaisle. Tá áthas orm a bheith anseo anocht chun an imeacht seo a cheiliúradh libh, an oíche seo atá ina measc ócáidí lárnacha i gclár imeachtaí Ghaillimh 2020, Príomhchathair Chultúir na hEorpa. Is oíche atá ann chun chomóradh a dhéanamh do Ghaillimh agus… Continue Reading

Speech at the Irish Cancer Society’s National Conference

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY’S NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP 2018 ’LIVING WITH CANCER’ I am delighted to be with you here today and to have an opportunity to hear first-hand some of the experiences and stories from people with an understanding of the importance of cancer survivorship care. I would like to congratulate the Irish Cancer… Continue Reading

Dormant Accounts Action Plan for 2018

I am delighted to launch the new Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2018 which provides funding of almost €40 million for 45 programmes and measures which will support disadvantaged people and communities across the country. The objective of Dormant Accounts Funding is to assist the most vulnerable groups in our society.  I have been anxious to ensure that… Continue Reading