Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Category Archives: Minister of State for Natural Resources and Digital Development

Funding for Continued Removal of Invasive Plant Species from Lough Corrib

As Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector I have allocated funding of €300,000 for 2019 to ensure Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) successful operations involving extensive removal of the invasive waterweed, Lagarosiphon Major (L.major), at Lough Corrib, Co. Galway, continue.  I have also asked IFI and his Department to continue liaison with the National Parks and… Continue Reading

Progress on Eel Fishermen Support Scheme as Consultation with Revenue Begins

As Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment with responsibility for Natural Resources and Inland Fisheries I outlined, in the Seanad, the progress on the establishment of a support scheme for eel fishermen. My Department has notified the European Commission of our intention to fund a support scheme for former eel fishermen who… Continue Reading

Níos mó rúin gheolaíochta léirithe in iarthar agus iarthuaisceart na hÉireann ag shuirbhé Tellus de chuid Suirbhéireach Gheolaíochta na hÉireann

Taispeánann suirbhéanna geoifisiceacha aerbheirthe na bloic thógála ársa a chruthaigh Éire Úsáidfear sonraí nua chun cuidiú le léarscáileanna geolaíochta a athshlánú don réigiún Beidh torthaí an tsuirbhé úsáideach do bhainistiú acmhainní nádúrtha Imlíníodh iniúchadh oidhreachta geolaíochta do Chontae na Gaillimhe   Scaoileadh sonraí ó na céimeanna is déanaí de shuirbhé geoifisiceach aerárthach Tellus ag ócáid… Continue Reading

Tellus Data Launch san Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh i gConamara

Speech at the Tellus Data Launch in  IONAD CULTÚRTHA AN PHIARSAIGH, CONAMARA,    Fáiltim roimh an deis seo chun labhairt ag seoladh do na sonraí is déanaí a thaining amach ón gclár náisiúnta Tellus, anseo ag Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, agus ba mhaith liom mo bhuíochas a ghabháil le foireann an ionaid, Oifig na nOibreacha… Continue Reading

Launch of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review 2017 & 2018 Action Plan

On Wedneday I launched, with Minister for Communications, Denis Naughton, the Mobile Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review for 2017 and the 2018 Action Plan. Some of the actions achieved include the establishment of Broadband Officers at every city and county council the identification of mobile phone coverage blackspots and solutions for these the increase of ducting… Continue Reading

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