Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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Mo chuid am mar Aire Stáit do Ghnóthaí Gaeltachta

I mí na Bealtaine 2016, théis a bheith páirteach i gcainteanna maidir le teacht ar   Comhpháirtíochta Rialtas nua, bhí sé de phribhléid agam a bheith ceaptha mar Aire Stáit do Ghnóthaí Gaeltachta agus Acmhainní Nádúrtha. Mar Theachta Dála do Ghaillimh Thiar, lena n-áirítear an Gaeltacht is mó sa tír agus mar fear as Chonamara, bhí… Continue Reading

New Ministerial Appointment

This week I have been appointed as Minister of State across two Government departments – the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and have responsibility for Natural Resources, Community Affairs and Digital Development. In effect my role at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment… Continue Reading

National Children’s Hospital Location

The Government decision that the new Children’s hospital be located at St. James’s is a clinically-led decision. St. James’s is Ireland’s largest, adult-teaching, research hospital. The selection of the site follows on from the Children’s Health First report of 2006 that has been re-affirmed by reviews since. One such review was carried out by a… Continue Reading

Daffodil Day 2017

  Míle buíochas le gach duine a thug tacaíocht lenár maidin caife ar mhaithe leis an gCumann Ailse na hÉireann, lus an Chromchinn. Bhailiomhar €1,050 chun tacú le hobair an Chumann. Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Daffodil Day Coffee morning on Friday. We raised €1,050 to support the work of the Irish… Continue Reading

Climate Change focus of NUIG’s Energy Night

On Wednesday last I was delighted to speak at the seventh annual, student-run, Energy Night at NUI Galway. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Ireland’s Response to the Paris Agreement’. Climate Change is probably one of the greatest challenges facing us – everyone across the world – and one doesn’t need to be an… Continue Reading