14 06, 2018

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology.

By | June 14th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology. I have welcomed the announcement that €8 million is being invested in apprenticeship programmes in the Institutes of Technology. ‘In particular I welcome the investment [...]

6 06, 2018

Clarin College Athenry tender process underway

By | June 6th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

The building project for Clarin College, Athenry, now gone to tender. Following on from continuous discussions with the Minister for Education, I am glad to confirm that the Clarin College project in Athenry has now [...]

1 06, 2018

Childcare Facilities in Galway East

By | June 1st, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of funding for Childcare Facilities in Galway East I have been informed by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone that funding has been provided for many Childcare Facilities [...]

29 03, 2018

Development Through Drama

By | March 29th, 2018|Blog, Education, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Development Through Drama Galway Autism Partnership (GAP) is offering a 10 week course of personal and social skills development through drama with Lisa Nugent starting Wednesday 11th of April. This course costs only €20 and [...]

13 03, 2018

Funding for Coláiste an Chreagáin

By | March 13th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Coláiste an Chreagáin, Mountbellew, has been allocated funding by the Department of Education for a new science lab and prep area. The funding is a great boost for the school, which was threatened with closure [...]

5 03, 2018

Water Safety for Lough Corrib Information Evening

By | March 5th, 2018|Blog, Education, Farming, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting|0 Comments

Thursday 8th March @ 7.30pm in Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford The event aims to inform all users of Lough Corrib and its surrounding shores of the steps they can take to be prepared for the [...]

21 02, 2018

Pay disparity for school secretaries

By | February 21st, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I raised the plight of school secretaries during a recent Dáil debate on employment conditions last week. Speaking during a debate on the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, I welcomed the Bill in that it [...]

25 01, 2018

Springboard+ 2018

By | January 25th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the Department of Education to include people in employment in Springboard+ 2018 courses for the first time. ‘Springboard+ forms part of the Action Plan for Education, which aims to make [...]

24 01, 2018

Seamount College to benefit from Emergency Works Funding

By | January 24th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News|0 Comments

News that funding has been granted to Seamount College, Kinvara by the Department of Education under the Emergency Works scheme is very welcome. The funding will be used for structural work on the school. The [...]

4 01, 2018

St. Brigid’s Mercy Secondary School Tuam selected to deliver the new Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject

By | January 4th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the inclusion of St. Brigid’s Mercy secondary School Tuam in the 40 schools selected nationally to start studying Leaving Certificate Computer Science from September 2018, and will be the first to get an [...]