I have called for suspension of the €800 million Search and Rescue Services PQQ and tender process

I along with the Regional Group TDs published our Dáil motion today calling on the Government to suspend the Search and Rescue (SAR) services tender process with immediate effect. “Additional time would allow for the [...]

By | January 17th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Rural Social Scheme (RSS) supervisors need to be included in pension arrangement agreed with Community Employment (CE) Supervisors

I have called on the Government to extend the agreement reached with Community Employment (CE) supervisors to include Rural Social Scheme supervisors. “The RSS supervisors carry out the same type of work and are a [...]

By | January 16th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Welcome Council proposals to install safety measures on the Dublin Road junction in Tuam

I have been informed by Galway County Council that they propose to carry out works in the coming months on the Dublin Road at the junction with the Purcell Stockwell road. The junction is very [...]

By | January 16th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Claim your Tax Back

January is a good month to review your tax and claim back any money due to you in overpaid taxes. An average taxpayer could be entitled to hundreds of euros in back tax by claiming [...]

By | January 14th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Expresses concern in Government Capital under-spend for 2021 of €830 million on vital infrastructure in Housing, Transport and Health.

I have expressed concern at the €830 million underspend of capital funding in 2021 in vital infrastructure. Some of this underspend has been carried over to 2022 with over €580 million underspent and returned to [...]

Welcome progress with re-alignment of N17 from Milltown to Gortangunned

I welcome the fact that a planning application has been lodged by Galway County Council with An Board Pleanála for the re-alignment of the N17 road from Milltown to Gortnagunned. “The project consists of 3 [...]

By | January 11th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Increase on toll charges are another burden on the already hard pressed motorist

I believe that the increase in toll charges from the 1st of January is ill timed, unfair and is adding further costs to the hard-hit motorist. Toll rates are to rise by 10 cent across [...]

By | January 11th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Welcome the allocation of Funding for the regeneration of Gort Town Centre from the Rural Regeneration Development Fund

I welcome the allocation of €798,584.00 from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund to redesign the Market Square and Cannon Quinn Park in Gort. The project aims to [...]

By | January 6th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Welcome appointment of Contractor to construct a new footbridge in Athenry

I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that they have appointed the contractor for the construction of a new footbridge to provide pedestrian access to Clarin College Athenry. “The footbridge was planned as part [...]

Tuam Intreo Centre building to be completed in Spring

I have received confirmation that the refurbishment of the old library and conversion into an Intreo Centre for Social Welfare services for Tuam and the North Galway region will be completed in the coming weeks. [...]

By | January 4th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments