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€5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

€5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

I am delighted to announced the launch of the €5 million CLÁR scheme for 2020. This is a very important...
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LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

This week, as Minister for Natural Resources, I joined Geological Survey Ireland staff by Zoom for the launch of Geoscience...
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TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

I am delighted that my department has decided to continue to make TidyTowns funding for 2020 available even though the...
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RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates...
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WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

An Post has announced €2 million worth of business supports for Small and Medium Enterprises. The package of measures includes...
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REALIGNMENT FOR TUAM TO DUNMORE ROAD TO GO TO TENDER

REALIGNMENT FOR TUAM TO DUNMORE ROAD TO GO TO TENDER

I have received confirmation that the tender for road realignment at Twenty Minute Hill on the N83 Tuam to Dunmore...
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REMINDER: THE COVID-19 INNOVATE TOGETHER FUND

REMINDER: THE COVID-19 INNOVATE TOGETHER FUND

The deadline for applications to the COVID-19 Innovate Together Philanthropy Fund is next Wednesday May 27. The fund is aimed...
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WESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PLAYS A LEADING ROLE IN REGIONAL GROWTH

WESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PLAYS A LEADING ROLE IN REGIONAL GROWTH

The Western Development Commission (WDC) plays a central role in developing policy for the Western region and promoting the West...
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FUNDING CARRY-OVER FOR EAST GALWAY SHOWS

FUNDING CARRY-OVER FOR EAST GALWAY SHOWS

Many shows cannot proceed in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic but I am delighted that my Department, the Department...
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PROGRESS FOR LOUGHREA TOWN HALL REGENERATION PROJECT

PROGRESS FOR LOUGHREA TOWN HALL REGENERATION PROJECT

Galway County Council has advertised tenders for a design team to be appointed for the refurbishment of Loughrea Town Hall....
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  • €5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

€5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

May 25th, 2020|0 Comments

I am delighted to announced the launch of the €5 million CLÁR scheme for 2020. This is a very important scheme for Rural Ireland and I am urging Galway community groups, schools, clubs and health [...]

  • LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

May 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

This week, as Minister for Natural Resources, I joined Geological Survey Ireland staff by Zoom for the launch of Geoscience Ireland's report on the formation and maintenance of a successful business cluster. Geoscience Ireland was [...]

  • TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

I am delighted that my department has decided to continue to make TidyTowns funding for 2020 available even though the competition for this year has been cancelled. It was disappointing but unavoidable the 2020 competition [...]

  • RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. The scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5 [...]

  • WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

An Post has announced €2 million worth of business supports for Small and Medium Enterprises. The package of measures includes the introduction of a €1 million direct mail marketing fund for SMEs, discounted prices for [...]