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2301, 2022

Forestry Industry Licence System is still in a mess

The Forestry Industry is in a mess as the number of licences fall far short of the Department of Agriculture own targets for 2021 despite an investment in additional resources 4,035 forestry licences were issued [...]

2201, 2022

Footpath extension on the Tuam Road, Athenry to proceed to construction

I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that the extension to the footpath on the Tuam Road, Athenry at the entrance to Garraí Glas Housing Estate is set to commence construction in the coming [...]

2201, 2022

Welcome funding for drainage works in Clonfert. Co. Galway

I have been informed by the Minister for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan TD that he approved an allocation of €90,000 in funding to Galway County Council for works to open and clean [...]

2001, 2022

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2022 open for applications

The Heritage Council has announced the opening of their Community Grant Scheme 2022 and have allocated in the region of €1.5 million to the scheme. The aim of this scheme is to support capital projects [...]

1901, 2022

Describes Government response to horticultural sector crisis as insult to the horticultural industry

I have described the response by Government to the horticultural sector crisis as dismal as they publish a Working Paper to address the challenges in relation to the supply of peat for the professional horticultural [...]

1701, 2022

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 [...]

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