16 09, 2021

Welcome announcement of €20m of ANC payments issuing to 11,825 farmers in Galway this week

By | September 16th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the confirmation by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., that payments under the Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) scheme have commenced with payments worth just over €20 million [...]

15 09, 2021

Athenry Fire Station progress

By | September 15th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the fact that the Part 8 Planning process is now complete, and planning is in place for the new fire station for Athenry. Cllr. Gabe Cronnelly and I have worked to secure the [...]

13 09, 2021

Zoning is a huge obstacle to delivery of housing

By | September 13th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The method of zoning land for development is an obstacle to the delivery of housing. We have County Development Plans and Local Area Plans being developed across the country. The method of deciding on which [...]

13 09, 2021

Crisis developing in the Home Care sector

By | September 13th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There is a major crisis developing in the Home Care sector due to the lack of Home Care workers. “I have experienced first hand the situation where home care hours are being allocated to people [...]