Pupil Teacher Ratio reduced to lowest level ever- McLoughlin
Peak €10 billion funding for education sector in 2018 will also deliver more supports for those who need it most
Rural and Community Development Committee will ensure a counterbalance to the capital is created- Carey
The chair of the new Committee on Rural and Community Development has committed to creating a counter balance to the capital.
Another jobs win for Sandyford - Richmond
Local Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, has welcomed the announcement that Microsoft will be recruiting a further 200 people to work at its Sandyford base.
Urgent review needed of review of VAT rate anomalies – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone is today calling for a review of existing VAT rate anomalies.
Respite care for Carlow children with disabilities – Deering
A suitable location for respite care has been identified by Enable Ireland and the HSE according to Carlow Fine Gael TD, Pat Deering.
McHugh announces Towns and villages in Donegal set to benefit from €1.15M funding
13 Donegal projects are to receive €1.15M under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The funding will see funding to digital hubs in Kilcar, Carrigart/Downings and on Arranmore Island as well as ehancement schemes in Newtowncunningham, Falcarragh, Convoy, Ballyliffin, Burtonport, , Churchill, Dunkineely, Mountcharles, Rathmullan and St Johnston.
€14.5M for Donegal farmers under the Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme – McHugh
COUNTY DONEGAL farmers are set to benefit from €14,546,000 in funding under the Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme. “This funding will benefit 6,447 farmers across Donegal. I would like to thank my Fine Gael colleague, Minister Michael Creed for fighting hard to make this possible."
Minister McHugh announces funding release for new Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail premises in Moville
Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail Moville is to receive funding for necessary works including two mainstream classrooms, the refurbishment of existing two classrooms, two SET rooms, Principal’s Office, Staff room and General Office, Store room and Staff/Disabled Shower.
Minister of State McHugh turns the first sod at new community centre in An Fál Carrach, Co. Donegal
“I am delighted to turn the first sod for this centre, which will add significantly to the amenities in the area and will be an important support for local development, particularly in the context of the implementation of the language planning process."
Department Officials in talks with Inishowen Sports Clubs – McHugh
OFFICIALS from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport are in discussions with Inishowen football club Cockhill Celtic and a number of other sports clubs. Several sporting organisations affected by the floods on August 22 and 23 are being assisted by the Red Cross in a funding programme set up by the Department of Defence, with aid up to €20,000 available.