Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

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Broadband Maps for National Plan Published

This week The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White, TD published online national and county maps that identify the homes, businesses and schools where commercial providers will deliver high-speed broadband access by the end of 2016.Minister White said that the State would invest in all the remaining areas to ensure that every… Continue Reading

Galway Harbour Plans discussed at Oireachtas Transport Committee

On Wednesday, 24th September the Oireachtas Transport Committee heard from representatives from various ports and harbours, including Galway Port, as part of its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Harbours (Amendment) Bill 2014. The Harbours Amendment Bill updates legislation from the late 1950s, provides for a new classification structure for ports and harbours and transfers the ownership… Continue Reading

Common Fisheries Policy Funding of €148 million for Ireland

Ireland is to receive €148 million in EU funds over the next six years under the Common Fisheries Policy. The Common Fisheries Policy manages the fishing industry, fleets and stocks in the EU and aims to give all European fleets equal access to fishing grounds while promoting sustainable fishing and conservation practices. Under Ireland’s Presidency… Continue Reading

New Springboard courses in Galway

 Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has today welcomed the launch of additional places on Springboard courses in Galway. Up to 380 places are being made available in GMIT, NUIG and Innopharma Labs Ltd in a range of specialties such as IT and Medical Devices Technologies. Galway West Deputy Sean Kyne commented:… Continue Reading