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11 12, 2019

VOLUNTEER IRELAND AWARDS

By | December 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As Minister for Community Development, I was honoured to give the opening address at the Volunteer Ireland awards in Blanchardstown, Dublin, last week. Volunteers make an invaluable contribution to Irish society, supporting vibrant and inclusive [...]

11 12, 2019

PPN FUNDING INFORMATION EVENING

By | December 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

We had a very busy and well-attended funding information workshop at the Ard Rí House Hotel in Tuam last week that was hosted by Galway County Public Participation Network (PPN). It is very important that [...]

11 12, 2019

PROGRESS FOR CLARIN COLLEGE FOOTPATH

By | December 11th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I am pleased to report there has been good progress on the footpath linking Athenry town to the new Clarin College. Construction of the college is also progressing well. When Clarin College is completed, the [...]

10 12, 2019

€1 MILLION ALLOCATION FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

By | December 10th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announce funding of €1 million from my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development, under the Small Capital Grants scheme for social enterprises. The allocations for 124 social enterprises from [...]

7 12, 2019

ADULT EDUCATION AWARDS

By | December 7th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I presented certificates at the Adult Education Awards in the Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam, last night, along with Cllr Mogie Maher, chair of Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board.

7 12, 2019

FUNDING OPPORTUNUNITY FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY GROUPS

By | December 7th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am urging community and voluntary groups in Galway East to apply for funding under the Community Support Scheme 2020.

7 12, 2019

MORE €1 MILLION SUPPORT AWARDED TO ASSIST ORGANISATIONS UNDER THE COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMME

By | December 7th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

More than €1 million in funding has been allocated for the Community Service Programme (CSP) Support Fund in 2020. This will be pending the outcome of a review of the CSP, which is nearing completion. [...]

6 12, 2019

ADDITIONAL CLASSROOM FOR KILRICKLE NATIONAL SCHOOL

By | December 6th, 2019|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area|0 Comments

Very welcome news today that Kilrickle National School has received approval for an additional mainstream classroom. I want to congratulate the students, parents, principal, staff and the Board of Management on this funding. I also [...]

6 12, 2019

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT FUND LAUNCH

By | December 6th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I attended the launch of the 2020-2022 Social Enterprise Development Fund in Dublin this week. The €1.6 million fund is administered by Social Innovation Fund Ireland in partnership with Local Authorities Ireland and funded by [...]

4 12, 2019

€530 MILLION CELTIC INTERCONNECTOR GRANT

By | December 4th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This week I had the honour of representing Ireland in Brussels at the signing of the Celtic Interconnector agreement with the European Commission.