Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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Over €100,000 to Support Inishbofin and over €180,000 to Support Mayo’s Islands

I’m happy to say that I have approved funding of almost €180,000 for Mayo’s off-shore islands with €92,514 for Clare Island and €86,343 for Inishturk, in addition to €103,530 for Inishbofin, Co. Galway. The funding is part of investment by the Government of over half a million euro to support the development companies and cooperatives… Continue Reading

First groups of students conclude successful ‘Seimeastar na Gaeltachta’ in Galway and Donegal.

Last May, I was delighted to approve funding of €250,000 for the new ‘Seimeastar na Gaeltachta’ initiative operated by NUIG’s ‘Acadamh na hOllscolaíocht’ in Carna in Connemara and in Gaoth Dobhair in Donegal.   Under the programme, College students are given the opportunity to attend a semester in the Gaeltacht.  The first group of students… Continue Reading

Tá ‘Seimeastar na Gaeltachta’ críochnaithe ag na chéad ghrúpaí mic léinn i nGaillimh agus i nDún na nGall.

I mí Bhealtaine seo caite, cheadaigh mé maoiniú de €250,000 don tionscnamh nua ‘Seimeastar na Gaeltachta ’a bhí a reáchtáil ag ‘Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta’ i Carna i gConamara agus i nGaoth Dobhair i nDún na nGall. Faoin gClár seo, tugtar deis do mhic léinn ollscoile freastal ar sheimeastar sa Ghaeltacht. Chríochnaigh an chéad ghrúpa mic… Continue Reading

Over 60 Galway sports clubs and community organisations benefit from almost €2.3 million in funding under Sports Capital Programme

I am delighted to confirm that funding of almost €2.3 million has been allocated to sports clubs and community organisations across Galway city and county under the Sports Capital Programme. This substantial allocation for Galway will fund improvement and enhancement works at dozens of sports clubs and organisations across the city and county such as… Continue Reading

Additional funding secured to support the Irish Language and Gaeltacht and Island communities

Gaeltacht communities and the Irish language will benefit from the additional funding secured in Budget 2020. The funding for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands section of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in 2020 stands at almost €58 million, a €2.5 million increase. The allocation includes an additional €1 million… Continue Reading