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1604, 2024

Welcomes opening of long awaited Xray facility in Tuam.

I welcome the opening of the Xray facility at the Primary Care Centre in Tuam. The facility was tied up in paperwork since I first secured funding for the facility in 2017 from the then [...]

1903, 2024

Safe routes to School programme needs to be fully funded to allow works to be carried out.

The Safe Routes to School Scheme is moving too slowly with only 12 schools across County Galway out of 65 registered for the scheme have to date been sanctioned for funding. Even more worrying is [...]

1303, 2024

Ireland must defend turf cutting following the decision by the European Commission to take Ireland to the European Court of Justice.

I have called on the Irish Government to defend the rights of people to cut turf for their own use. The European Union has announced that they are taking the Irish Government to the European [...]

1203, 2024

Welcomes commencement of the renovation of Portumna Court House

I welcome the commencement of the refurbishment of the Courthouse building in Portumna. The milestone in the project was marked by the signing of the contract between Galway County Council and the Building Contractor Michael [...]

1203, 2024

Regional Group of Independent TDs call for the creation of a non-means tested Participation Income for all Carers.

I along with the Regional Group of TDs are tabling a motion calling for the creation of a non means tested payment for carers in Ireland. "In Ireland, 1 in 8 of our population are [...]

2802, 2024

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches public consultation on United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters has opened a public consultation asking Disabled Persons Organisations and Self Advocates to make a submission on the UNCRPD and the reality of human rights for people with disabilities [...]

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