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Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board to appoint a Design Team for the new National School for Tuam

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that GRETB have now signed a service level agreement with the...
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Retrofit of Local Authority houses before any ban on the sale of turf

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Local Government that his Department do not collate any information on the...
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Critical of the HSE for not decentralising their contract tracing system to the West

The HSE are following the pattern of other state agencies by not maintaining any contact tracing centre in the West...
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Cost of building houses is out of control

The cost of building a home is out of control. “The biggest cost in the building of a house is...
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Welcomes completion of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme

I was delighted to attend the handover of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme to Galway County Council on Tuesday morning....
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Welcomes decision by St. Jarlath’s Credit Union to install ATMs in three rural towns in North Galway

I welcome the decision by St. Jarlath’s Credit Union to install ATM cash dispensing machines in Dunmore, Mountbellew and Glenamaddy....
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Electric Charging Infrastructure is way behind demand

The Electric Charging Infrastructure is falling way behind demand. “I am aware of two families who bought electric cars but...
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Warns the Taoiseach on the future of the Rural Social Scheme

I have warned the Taoiseach that the Rural Social Schemes (RSS) as it presently exists will be lost to local...
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Department of Education confirm no funding available for a Sports Hall for Seamount College, Kinvara, Co. Galway.

Department of Education confirm no funding available for a Sports Hall for Seamount College, Kinvara, Co. Galway. I have received...
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Community Employment (CE) Schemes are tied up in paperwork

I last week met with representatives of CE Supervisors and Community groups who presented to the Joint Committee on Social...
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  • Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board to appoint a Design Team for the new National School for Tuam

Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board to appoint a Design Team for the new National School for Tuam

June 29th, 2022|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that GRETB have now signed a service level agreement with the Department of Education to deliver the new amalgamated Primary School for Tuam The Department have [...]

  • Retrofit of Local Authority houses before any ban on the sale of turf

Retrofit of Local Authority houses before any ban on the sale of turf

June 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Local Government that his Department do not collate any information on the type of heating source in the Local Authority housing stock across the country. “It is [...]

  • Critical of the HSE for not decentralising their contract tracing system to the West

Critical of the HSE for not decentralising their contract tracing system to the West

June 21st, 2022|0 Comments

The HSE are following the pattern of other state agencies by not maintaining any contact tracing centre in the West of Ireland. “The HSE have decided to retain a centre in Dublin and Cork but [...]

  • Cost of building houses is out of control

Cost of building houses is out of control

June 21st, 2022|0 Comments

The cost of building a home is out of control. “The biggest cost in the building of a house is tax, legal costs, development levies, waste, sewerage connection costs and ESB connection charges. If Government [...]

  • Welcomes completion of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme

Welcomes completion of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme

June 15th, 2022|0 Comments

I was delighted to attend the handover of the Dunkellin Flood Relief Scheme to Galway County Council on Tuesday morning. “This project was debated in the Dáil in the 1940’s and has been on a [...]