Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Press Releases

26 Galway sports clubs benefit from funding for equipment under Sports Capital Programme

 26 sports clubs and organsiations across the city and county have been successful in their applications under this round of the Sports Capital Progamme which is for equipment-associated projects. The clubs and organisations will benefit from an allocation of almost €730,000.   This funding which has been confirmed to me by my colleague, Minister of… Continue Reading

Ciste Nua Do Seimeasta Gaeltacht

Cuirim fáilte romhaibh uile chuig an ócáid seo inniu Tá áthas orm a fhógairt anseo inniu go bhfuil Ciste nua, ar fiú suas le €250,000 é i mbliana, ceadaithe agam faoi Scéim na bhFoghlaimeoirí Gaeilge. Tabharfaidh an ciste nua seo deis do mhic léinn tríú leibhéal cur fúthu ar feadh trí mhí le teaghlaigh Ghaeltachta fad is atá siad ag freastal ar chúrsa cáilithe tríú… Continue Reading

€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