Welcome confirmation that the plans for a new amalgamated Boys and Girls school for Athenry is now on the Department of Education Capital plans.
I welcome the confirmation from the Minister for Education that the proposal to amalgamate the Boys and Girls National Schools in Athenry is part of the Departments Capital plans. The proposal will include the construction [...]
I welcome the decision by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage to approve the appointment of the design team to deliver the new fire station for Loughrea. “Galway County Council have been working [...]
I along with my colleagues in the Regional Group of Independent TDs have re-introduced and will support and progress the Autism Bill through second stage this Wednesday morning in the Dáil. Regional group members state [...]
I welcome the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, that the payment of advance payments under the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) (including Greening) have commenced. “I am [...]
I congratulate Galway schools who have been honoured for their efforts in highlighting the value of water in all our lives at the annual Green-Schools Awards. Hosted by An Taisce’s Green-Schools and Irish Water, this [...]
I have received confirmation that almost 55,000 adults are currently on the waiting list on the Outpatients Galway University Hospital. There are in excess of 19,000 of these people on these waiting list longer than [...]
Calls on the Government to finalise negotiations on pensions entitlement for Community Employment Supervisors
I have called on the Government to engage with unions representing the CE Supervisors to ensure an immediate resolution to this long running injustice. “The CE Supervisors are providing an enormous service in communities right [...]
Welcome confirmation of recommencement of the Primary Care Psychology service for Headford / Lackagh area.
I have received confirmation from the HSE that the Primary Care Psychology service for the Headford / Lackagh area has recommenced following the successful recruitment of a Psychologist for Primary Care Child and Family Services. [...]
I as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters have welcomed the call for action by the Committee in advance of the Budget next Tuesday 12 October. The Committee has reiterate its [...]
Bia Innovator Athenry successful in their application for funding under Regional Enterprise Transition Scheme
I congratulate the Bia Innovator Athenry on their successful application for additional funding under the Government’s Regional Enterprise Transition Scheme (RETS). The Scheme assists regional projects affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and by other regional [...]