Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Press Releases

Funding for the West under Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs’ Music Capital Scheme

Almost €24,000 has been allocated to music groups and musicians in Galway and Mayo under the Music Capital Scheme. The scheme comprises of two distinct awards that provide funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups and to professional musicians. Almost €200,000 in funding will be distributed amongst 22 performing groups and… Continue Reading

Making Work Pay Report will help more people with disabilities in Galway and Mayo enter workplace

The ‘Making Work Pay’ Report has been launched and will, I believe, help support more people with disabilities in Galway and Mayo into the workplace.  Launched by Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health, Simon Harris the ‘Making Work Pay’ Report was compiled by an interdepartmental group chaired by economist, Professor Frances… Continue Reading

Galway and Mayo households can now receive up to half of the cost of energy retrofits under new Government Scheme

As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment I am encouraging homeowners in Galway and Mayo to consider availing of the new Government Scheme to Deep Retrofit homes. The new multi-annual scheme will provide €5 million this year to help householders with the cost of upgrading their homes to an ‘A’… Continue Reading