31 03, 2019

€10 MILLION FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION SCHEME

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FUNDING FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION SCHEME It's great news that the Department of Community and Rural Development, in which I am the Minister of State, has announced €10 million in funding for the 2019 Outdoor Recreation [...]

29 03, 2019

GALWAY SCHOOLS SELECTED FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PILOT PROGRAMME

By | March 29th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

ENERGY EFFICIENCY PILOT PROGRAMME Good news for four Galway schools who have been chosen to take part in a €7 million energy efficiency programme. The schools - Laurencetown NS, Dunmore Community School, Holy Rosary College, [...]

29 03, 2019

LAUNCH OF IMPACT IN ACTION BY BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY IRELAND

By | March 29th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

LAUNCH OF IMPACT IN ACTION BY BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY IRELAND Great atmosphere today at the Business in the Community Ireland launch of its latest #ImpactInAction map detailing leading businesses' contribution to local communities in [...]

26 03, 2019

HEADFORD MEN’S SHED VISIT TO LEINSTER HOUSE

By | March 26th, 2019|Blog, Dail Visits, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

HEADFORD MEN'S SHED VISIT TO LEINSTER HOUSE I was delighted to host a group from Headford Men's Shed at Leinster House today. They had a great tour of the building, taking in the Dáil, the [...]

25 03, 2019

WEST APPRENTICES SHINE AT NATIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION

By | March 25th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National|0 Comments

WEST APPRENTICES SHINE AT NATIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION I had a great experience visiting the Ireland Skills Live exhibition at the RDS over the weekend. The event, which promotes trade apprenticeships as a career path, included [...]

23 03, 2019

YOUNG SOCIAL INNOVATORS

By | March 23rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

YOUNG SOCIAL INNOVATORS I was delighted and honoured to attend the Young Social Innovators' Speak Out event at the Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe today. It is really inspiring to see teams of young people coming [...]

22 03, 2019

EARLY LEARNING PROVIDERS SHOULD SEEK NEW FUNDING

By | March 22nd, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

EARLY LEARNING PROVIDERS SHOULD SEEK NEW FUNDING I am urging all early learning and care providers to apply for funding under the Programme Support Payment that is being made available from June by the Department [...]

19 03, 2019

Functions in Sofia as part of St Patrick’s Day visit

By | March 19th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

Functions in Sofia as part of St Patrick's Day visit I was honoured to meet prominent Irish business people at the Ambassador's residence in Sofia. Later I delivered a speech at a St Patrick's Day [...]

18 03, 2019

Great St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Sofia

By | March 18th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

Great St Patrick's Day celebrations in Sofia Great St Patrick's Day celebrations in Sofia on Sunday, accompanied by Ireland's Ambassador to Bulgaria, Michael Forbes. First event was the presentation and blessing of the shamrock at [...]

17 03, 2019

Romania Ireland Business Association Ball in Bucharest

By | March 17th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Bucharest St Patricks Day Romania Ireland Business Association ball in Bucharest Delighted to be speaking at the Romania Ireland Business Association ball in Bucharest last night. It was the first time in ten [...]