Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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€303 million to be invested in Galway and Mayo as part of the National Broadband Plan

€152 million and €151 million to be invested in Galway and Mayo respectively as part of the National Broadband Plan Today’s appointment of the Preferred Bidder for the National Broadband Plan paves the way for investment of over €300 million to bring high speed broadband to communities across Galway and Mayo As a former Minister… Continue Reading

Almost a quarter of a million allocated to Galway for the conservation of landmark buildings and structures

Funding of €246,000 has been allocated for Galway under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund. The funds are operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and support the conservation and preservation of historically significant buildings and structures. €156,000 has been allocated to 19 projects in Galway City and County… Continue Reading

Revenue postpones VAT changes ahead of policy review

This week Revenue has decided to postpone VAT changes regarding food supplements pending outcome of a policy review. The decision follows confirmation from the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD that a review of the VAT treatment of food supplements will be carried out. The policy review will include consultation with stakeholders including the health… Continue Reading

Over €510,000 approved to support the non-Gaeltacht island communities

As Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, I have approved a grant of €490,087 to support the non-Gaeltacht island communities. The funding will support the work of the community development companies on islands including Inishbofin in Galway, Clare Island and Inisturk in Mayo, Bere and… Continue Reading

Regional Enterprise Plan for the West launched

Regional Enterprise Plan for the West will leverage strengths of the region to support job creation and local businesses  On Monday I attended the launch of the Regional Enterprise Plan for the West by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys at the PorterShed in the city. The Regional Enterprise Plan aims to achieve… Continue Reading

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