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Cut in LEADER Funding for Galway is a disgrace and unfair

The cut in LEADER funding for Galway is unfair and needs to be explained. The Government have announced the funding...
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Autism Bill passes Second Stage in the Dáil

I along with my colleagues in the Regional Group successfully progressed the Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017 through Second Stage...
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Budget 2023 does not address the ongoing cost of living with a disability

The budget for disability does not address the extra cost of living with a disability. “In 2019, the Indecon International...
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No additional supports in Budget 2023 for sheep farmers

The Government have failed to increase the amount of funding in the Sheep Welfare Scheme in the Budget. “At a...
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Connaught Harbour and Portumna Bridge Projects

I was delighted to be present today in Portumna to mark the commencement of works of 2 significant tourism and...
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Day Care Services for Loughrea still in limbo

The delay in providing Day Care Service back into Loughrea is still not resolved. Sr. Brendan’s Community Nursing Unit were...
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Regional Group to force Dáil debate on electricity supply and price

I along with the Regional Group of TDs are tabling a Private Members Motion to be debated on the resumption...
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Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action

Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action “I have called on the Government to immediately introduce emergency...
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Calls on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco

I am calling on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco. “Since the...
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Long awaited Kilrickle Group Water Scheme to commence construction

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Housing and Local Government that his Department have approved the contract for...
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  • Cut in LEADER Funding for Galway is a disgrace and unfair

Cut in LEADER Funding for Galway is a disgrace and unfair

October 30th, 2022|0 Comments

The cut in LEADER funding for Galway is unfair and needs to be explained. The Government have announced the funding for the new LEADER Programme with the allocation to Galway being reduced from €12.2 million [...]

  • Autism Bill passes Second Stage in the Dáil

Autism Bill passes Second Stage in the Dáil

October 26th, 2022|0 Comments

I along with my colleagues in the Regional Group successfully progressed the Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017 through Second Stage in the Dáil. Regional Groups members state that no additional delays should be imposed by [...]

  • Budget 2023 does not address the ongoing cost of living with a disability.

Budget 2023 does not address the ongoing cost of living with a disability

October 2nd, 2022|0 Comments

The budget for disability does not address the extra cost of living with a disability. “In 2019, the Indecon International Consultants were commissioned by Government to carry out research into the cost of disability in [...]

  • No additional supports in Budget 2023 for sheep farmers

No additional supports in Budget 2023 for sheep farmers

September 30th, 2022|0 Comments

The Government have failed to increase the amount of funding in the Sheep Welfare Scheme in the Budget. “At a time of rising input costs and a low price on sales of lamb, sheep farmers [...]

  • Connaught Harbour and Portumna Bridge Projects

Connaught Harbour and Portumna Bridge Projects

September 24th, 2022|0 Comments

I was delighted to be present today in Portumna to mark the commencement of works of 2 significant tourism and navigation projects. The sod was turned on the re-development of Connaught Harbour while at Portumna [...]