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2405, 2019

SWEDISH ROYAL VISIT

Today I had the pleasure of opening the Ireland-Sweden Digital Infrastructure Summit 2019 today at Ericsson in Athlone. I held a very informative bilateral meetings with the Swedish Minister for Energy and Digital Development Anders [...]

2305, 2019

TAOISEACH SUPPORTS NEW PORTIUNCULA UNIT

I was very pleased to hear the Taoiseach say this week that the new 50-bed unit for Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, should happen as soon as possible. It is a very positive sign. The Taoiseach acknowledged [...]

2205, 2019

REHAB FUNDING WELCOME

I very much welcome news that the Government has agreed to provide an additional €2 million in funding for Rehab. The group faced a funding crisis as a result of additional health services it provided [...]

2205, 2019

ENTERPRISE EXCELLENCE IRELAND

I was honoured to open the Enterprise Excellence Ireland Conference 2019 in Croke Park this morning. The conference brings together companies and organisations from across Ireland and Europe to discuss the implementation of Lean management [...]

2005, 2019

GONE FISHIN

There are a lot of people fishing for votes this week but I started the week concentrating on pursuing the aquatic kind. As part of my ministerial responsibility for Inland Fisheries Ireland, I had a [...]

2005, 2019

SPORTS CAPITAL GRANTS FOR GALWAY EAST

I am delighted to announce Galway East and nearby surrounding areas have received.more than €440,000 in sports capital grants from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The grants, which are for equipment only, include [...]

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