Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Press Releases

Continued growth sees record employment at Enterprise Ireland-supported companies in Galway

The Enterprise Ireland results for 2019 show that there are now 8,431 people working at Enterprise Ireland-supported companies in Galway. Nationally, Enterprise Ireland backed companies are employing almost 222,000 people, the largest number in the employment agency’s 20 year history. For ten years now we have seen year-on-year growth at Enterprise Ireland-supported companies in Galway… Continue Reading

€33.725 million for Galway’s National Roads in 2020

€33.725 million has been allocated for Galway’s national roads for 2020. The funding is being provided by the Government through Transport Infrastructure Ireland and represents an extra €5.79 million in funding, a 20% increase on the 2019 figure. The funding includes €15.39 million for a series of improvement works at several locations along the N59,… Continue Reading

New €470,000 community-based alcohol treatment service for Galway

€470,000 has been allocated for a new community-based alcohol treatment service in Galway. The proposal from the HSE has been approved by Catherine Byrne TD, Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, and is a partnership initiative between the Emergency Department at UHG and the HSE. The allocation will fund a… Continue Reading

Public Consultation on new National Islands’ Policy

Recently I launched the public consultation on a new national policy for our off-shore islands with Tánaiste Simon Coveney on Sherkin Island. Meetings and workshops will be held on all of the islands as the views and experiences of islanders are central to the policy and action plan. Thug mé cuairt ar Oileán Sherkin le… Continue Reading

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