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2206, 2019

NEW CHARITY FOR GAMBLING ADDICTION

This week I attended a briefing session with the Gambling Awareness Trust, which is a new charity set up to provide support for services around gambling addiction. The charity aims to: Commission and supervise research [...]

2106, 2019

OPEN THE ATHENRY LINK ROAD TO PRESENTATION COLLEGE

I am calling on the IDA and Galway County Council to open the new link road off the roundabout through the IDA lands in Athenry to allow access to the Presentation College. The works were [...]

1906, 2019

FUNDING FOR GALWAY SMALL FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

I am very pleased that the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced a total of €15,500 in funding for small festivals and summer schools in Galway. The allocations are designed to help [...]

1906, 2019

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN ROADWORKS SCHEME

Community organisations and groups should be aware that applications to Galway County Council under the Community Involvement in Roadworks Scheme are now open. The scheme is designed to support residents and local groups who are [...]

1806, 2019

LAUNCHING NEW ANGLING FACILITIES IN DONEGAL

I had the pleasure of launching Creeslough and District Angling Association's new facility at Lough na Tooey, Co Donegal. As Minister with responsibility for inland fisheries, I was impressed with the facilities, which include a [...]

1806, 2019

DEADLINE FOR CHARITIES VAT COMPENSATION SCHEME

DEADLINE FOR CHARITIES VAT COMPENSATION SCHEME Legislation was passed at the end of last year to introduce a VAT Compensation Refund Scheme for charities. It is aimed at refunding the proportion of VAT paid on [...]

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