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21 02, 2019

NEW ERA FOR SCHOOLS IN ATHENRY

By | February 21st, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

NEW ERA FOR SCHOOLS IN ATHENRY Great news this week that the new Presentation College in Athenry will open for classes on Monday. The school costing €20 million will serve 1,000 pupils in a state [...]

21 02, 2019

VISIT TO SMART DOCKLANDS

By | February 21st, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

VISIT TO SMART DOCKLANDS I had a great visit earlier this week to the Smart Docklands initiative. I was introduced to a whole range of Smart City installations, including the Steora Smart Bench which has [...]

20 02, 2019

MOBILE PHONE AND BROADBAND TASKFORCE REVIEW

By | February 20th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

MOBILE PHONE AND BROADBAND TASKFORCE REVIEW I was delighted to launch the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce Implementation Review 2018 this morning at the National Concert Hall. I now chair the Taskforce, which was established [...]

20 02, 2019

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – Looking for Ideas

By | February 20th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland - Looking for Ideas Each year Social Entrepreneurs Ireland support social entrepreneurs to take their ideas from start-up to scale-up, through a suite of support programmes. This year they have more support [...]

18 02, 2019

Mná na hÉireann Fund Launch at Dublin Castle

By | February 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Mná na hÉireann Fund Launch at Dublin Castle I was delighted to join the Taoiseach for the launch of the new €1.8M Mná na hÉireann fund at Dublin Castle. The fund supports charities and social [...]

18 02, 2019

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD

By | February 18th, 2019|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD I am delighted to have been informed that the restoration project for Meelick Weir and Walkway is to be given the go-ahead after a ten-year battle. The weir [...]

14 02, 2019

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

By | February 14th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Rural Regeneration and Development Fund I am delighted to announce tonight that County Galway has been granted nearly €6.2 million for a wide range of regeneration projects. Areas such as Athenry, Tuam, Gort, Dunmore and [...]

14 02, 2019

Visit To Bord Na Mona

By | February 14th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Visit To Bord Na Mona I greatly enjoyed my visit to Bord na Mona at Mount Lucas, County Offaly, this week to inspect its new projects in aquaculture and herbs, part of our strategic ambition [...]

13 02, 2019

Irish Farmers’ Association Meeting

By | February 13th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Irish Farmers' Association Meeting I met with representatives of the Irish Farmers' Association in Dublin this morning to discuss the beef industry. There are some very serious issues facing the industry and I will be [...]

13 02, 2019

European Alliance Group Seminar on Rural Revival

By | February 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

European Alliance Group Seminar on Rural Revival Great to meet like-minded colleagues from across the EU in Lough Rynn, Mohill, Co Leitrim, for the European Alliance Group seminar on helping towns and villages drive rural [...]