28 02, 2019

GET YOUR CLÁR FUNDING APPLICATIONS IN

By | February 28th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

GET YOUR CLÁR FUNDING APPLICATIONS IN I very much welcome the announcement of new funding under the CLÁR programme to support projects in rural areas that have suffered significant declines in population. Details for this [...]

25 02, 2019

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS #MWC2019

By | February 25th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS #MWC2019 Busy day at the Mobile World Congress #MWC2019 in Barcelona meeting fellow European ministers and Irish companies who are making global impacts in the field of mobile technology. This morning I [...]

25 02, 2019

MINISTERIAL VISIT TO THE MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

By | February 25th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

MINISTERIAL VISIT TO THE MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS I'm looking forward to meeting Irish representatives at the #MWC19 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Each of the companies present will be showcasing the best aspects [...]

24 02, 2019

TECHNOLOGY PROJECT LAUNCH FOR OLDER PEOPLE

By | February 24th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events|0 Comments

TECHNOLOGY PROJECT LAUNCH FOR OLDER PEOPLE I was honoured and delighted to launch a new technology project for the Alone charity at the PorterShed in Galway today. Alone, which supports older people to age at [...]

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 [...]