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28 05, 2020

RESTART GRANT INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

By | May 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. It opened for applications on May 22 and will close on August [...]

28 05, 2020

PROGRESS FOR THE R333 ROAD PROJECT AT CLARETUAM

By | May 28th, 2020|Blog, Corofin, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the road safety audit is now complete for the section of the R333 from the Claretuam junction to Belclare Community Sports Field. The audit has confirmed that this section of [...]

27 05, 2020

LAUNCH OF TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME 2020

By | May 27th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announce that the €15 million Town and Village Renewal Scheme has been launched today. I am urging East Galway communities, businesses and organisations to apply for funding. The scheme will support [...]

25 05, 2020

PROGRESS FOR KILVOLAN JUNCTION

By | May 25th, 2020|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Phase One of the Kilvolan junction in Caherlistrane is now complete. This involved the setting back of boundaries and building a new stone wall. I acknowledge the generosity of the Queally family and the support [...]

25 05, 2020

€5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

By | May 25th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announced the launch of the €5 million CLÁR scheme for 2020. This is a very important scheme for Rural Ireland and I am urging Galway community groups, schools, clubs and health [...]

23 05, 2020

LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

By | May 23rd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This week, as Minister for Natural Resources, I joined Geological Survey Ireland staff by Zoom for the launch of Geoscience Ireland's report on the formation and maintenance of a successful business cluster. Geoscience Ireland was [...]

22 05, 2020

TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

By | May 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that my department has decided to continue to make TidyTowns funding for 2020 available even though the competition for this year has been cancelled. It was disappointing but unavoidable the 2020 competition [...]

22 05, 2020

RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

By | May 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. The scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5 [...]

22 05, 2020

WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

By | May 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

An Post has announced €2 million worth of business supports for Small and Medium Enterprises. The package of measures includes the introduction of a €1 million direct mail marketing fund for SMEs, discounted prices for [...]

22 05, 2020

REALIGNMENT FOR TUAM TO DUNMORE ROAD TO GO TO TENDER

By | May 22nd, 2020|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the tender for road realignment at Twenty Minute Hill on the N83 Tuam to Dunmore Road will be published in the coming weeks. This section of road has been subject [...]