Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Press Releases

Communities in Galway to benefit from Government funding of €18.5 million for NGOs and community and voluntary organisations

Communities in Galway will benefit from the €18.5 million funding that the Government has allocated to NGOs and civil society organisations. The funding has been provided under the Scheme to Support National Organisations administered by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development and will support 73 non-profit and community-focused organisations over… Continue Reading

36 extra posts bring to 864 the number of Special Needs Assistants supporting pupils in Galway

864 Special Needs Assistants will be supporting pupils in schools across Galway for the coming school year. The total reflects an increased allocation of 36 extra Special Needs Assistants for Galway. At primary level the number of SNAs will rise from 520.8 to 545.34 – an increase of almost 25. At secondary level the number… Continue Reading

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