Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Press Releases

Boost for Galway Hospice through Dormant Accounts Funding

An allocation of almost €100,000 for the Galway Hospice has been made from Dormant Accounts Fund. The funding is being provided by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection which will be reimbursed from the Dormant Accounts Fund. The Dormant Accounts Fund comes under my remit as Minister of State at the Department of… Continue Reading

Over €115,000 allocated to Galway community groups and organisations under the Community Facilities Scheme

€115,053 has been allocated to over 130 Galway community and voluntary groups under my Department’s Community Facilities Scheme. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the Community Facilities Scheme was launched in March 2017 and is administered by the Local Community Development Committee is each local authority area. The Community Facilities Scheme is… Continue Reading

Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium

Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium, 11th and 12th January 2018, NUIG Minister of State Seán Kyne, TD, attends the National University of Ireland Galway this afternoon for the first ever Irish Geoscience Early Career Symposium. iGEO2018 is a geoscience event organised by, and designed for early-career geoscientists. The symposium is a new 2-day event designed to cultivate scientific debate… Continue Reading

€26.167 million investment by Government in Galway’s national road network

€26.167 million has been allocated by Government for Galway’s national roads for this year. The funding allocated to Galway’s councils by Transport Infrastructure Ireland for 2018 represents a year-on-year increase of almost 17% and will fund improvements to many of Galway’s major transport routes including the N59 Galway – Clifden road, the N84 Headford Road,… Continue Reading

€150,000 from the Department of Rural and Community Development for rural recreation projects in Galway

Over €150,000 has been allocated for Galway under my Department’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. The allocation includes €80,000 to extend and improve the trail at Knockma Hill, between Belclare and Caherlistrane, and €73,150 for a recreational facility at Shéanadh Mhacha, Leitir Mucú, Connemara. The improvement and establishment of outdoor recreation facilities is important to visitors… Continue Reading