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-  Joe McHugh

Minister McHugh welcomes €1.2M Government funding to Foyle Fishermen’s Co-operative

Three of the projects are in Donegal with the Greencastle-based organisation receiving the largest allocation of €1,284,045 as part of a €2.1M overall investment. This is important for the further development of Greencastle and will help support the sustainability of the work of the Foyle Fishermen’s Co-operative.

-  Joe McHugh

McHugh secures extra staff and extended worker contracts for Glenveagh National Park as visitor numbers soar

Last year saw a record number of visitors to Glenveagh to 176,444 and so far this year until the end of June there have been 94,809. The number of visitors in the first six months of this year is already 20,000 more than last year. “Having spoken to staff it was clear that additional resources were needed and I am delighted that an extra permanent visitor guide and an extra bus driver have now been appointed.

-  Senator Neale Richmond

Bank of America endorses Sandyford - Richmond

Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement by Bank of America that it intends to make Dublin its European base following the Brexit vote.

-  Joe McHugh

Over €300,000 extra funding for childcare services across Donegal – McHugh

I am delighted to announce that local childcare services will receive more than €300,00 in extra funding. The money will be used to provide more than new childcare places, maintenance and building work as well as outdoor play areas and is available for immediate draw-down by providers here in Donegal.

-  Joe McHugh

Dáil is working for the people, says Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh

The Taoiseach’s main priorities on Dáil Reform since taking office last month included more Dáiltime to debate Government legislation each week and a more proportionate division of Dáil time to speak on Statements to reflect the electoral mandate of Parties and Groups in the Dáil. This has now been agreed

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