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23 08, 2019

GORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL

By | August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

I had a great meeting with the Board of Management at Gort Community School to discuss progress on the school's €4.1 million extension project to build a wide range of additional classrooms and facilities. The [...]

22 08, 2019

BE ALERT TO RAGWORT

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Ragwort is poisonous to livestock and needs to be handled with care, particularly as the recent humid weather has led to a proliferation of the weed along roadsides. Farmers have to be especially vigilant because [...]

22 08, 2019

PROGRESS AT BEEF TALKS

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome progress that has been made in talks between farmers and Meat Industry Ireland aimed at resolving the dispute over beef prices. The parties agreed to a document that commits to a [...]

21 08, 2019

COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOOLS URGED TO APPLY FOR CLIMATE ACTION FUNDING

By | August 21st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A new round of funding to support hundreds of schools, community groups and clubs with projects on climate action and diversity has been launched by my department, the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the [...]

19 08, 2019

RIGHT MOVE ON DEEP RETROFIT HOMES SCHEME

By | August 19th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the Government's decision to process all outstanding applications to deep retrofit homes for energy efficiency and to introduce a new scheme for national implementation. The decision by the Minister for Communications, [...]

19 08, 2019

GET YOUR APPLICATION RIGHT IF YOU WANT TO GET FUNDING!

By | August 19th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am urging all community organisations to ensure that they take great care in planning and filling out their applications when applying for funding from Government programmes, Pobal, which works on behalf of Government to [...]

19 08, 2019

SENIORS ALERT SCHEME A GREAT SUCCESS

By | August 19th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

More than 3,500 older people in County Galway have signed up for the Seniors Alert Scheme since it was first introduced in 2015, latest figures have shown. This is a community-led scheme funded by my [...]

16 08, 2019

GALWAY EAST PROJECTS BENEFIT FROM NEARLY €40,000 IN LEADER FUNDING

By | August 16th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Three Galway East projects will receive nearly €40,000 in LEADER funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. This is great news. The projects to benefit are Corofin playground, Athenry playground and the Galway [...]

13 08, 2019

LADY GREGORY HOTEL GALWAY SUMMER RALLY

By | August 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Launch Events, Sporting|0 Comments

I was delighted to launch the Lady Gregory Hotel Galway Summer Rally in Gort at the weekend. More than 125 entries have been received so far for the event, which will be held on August [...]

12 08, 2019

CHILD BENEFIT

By | August 12th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As part of a continuing information campaign, I am highlighting the various entitlements and benefits. Today I am focusing on child benefit and again I am indebted to the Citizens Information for the detail below. [...]