Minister for Disability, Anne Rabbitte awards funding to help people with disabilities have their say on issues that affect them.
National bereavement support line 1800 80 70 77
ALONE is encouraging older people to contact them on their national helpline 0818 222 024 during the Pandemic.
100 million funding for Disability Services announced in Budget 2020/21


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Minister Rabbitte welcomes agreement in principal on Pay Restoration for Social and Health care workers under Section 39

Minister of State in Department of Health, Anne Rabbitte has welcomed news emerging from the WRC that the Department of Health, HSE, and Unions have reached an agreement in principle for pay restoration for Section 39 social and healthcare workers in areas of...

€154,000 allocated to three Galway social care organisations for adapted vehicles

Minister for Disabilities and Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, has welcomed the funding allocated to three community-based organisations in Galway. Brothers of Charity, Ability West and Ballinasloe Social Services have all received funding under the...

Government announce €1.3 million for mobility and cancer care transport services in rural Ireland 26 projects to benefit under CLÁR programme

Press Release | 10th December 2020 Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys today announced almost €1.3 million to fund vehicles for 26 community-based organisations. The vehicles will be used to provide essential transport services for people...

1.3 million allocated to 18 Galway schools for summer works

Press Release | 7th December 2020 Minister of State and Fianna Fáil TD, Anne Rabbitte, has confirmed today the allocation of over €1.3 million for 18 primary and post-primary schools across Galway under the 2021 Summer Works Scheme. A total of 15 primary schools and 3...

Over €4m allocated to Galway farmers under BEEP-S

Minister of State and Fianna Fáil TD, Anne Rabbitte, has confirmed that Galway beef farmers are set to receive over €4 million in payments under the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme - Suckler (BEEP-S). A total of €4,283,125 has been allocated by the Department...

Galway walking & cycling applications sought for new €50m fund

Minister of State and Fianna Fáil TD, Anne Rabbitte, has called on local authorities in Galway to submit applications for walking and cycling projects in towns and villages across the county. A €50 million fund was announced by the Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan,...

National Suicide Reduction Strategy extended to 2024

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD and the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD have announced the extension of Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide, Connecting for Life, to 2024.  Since 2015, Connecting for Life has...

Government Announces Payments of €46 million under the new Beef Finisher Payment

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today confirmed that payments of €46.6 million to 27,200 farmers under the 2020 Beef Finisher Payment (BFP) have commenced. The Minister commented: This support provides a valuable income...

Click Green, Buy Nearby Campaign

November 25th, 2020 Online shoppers urged to ‘Click Green, Buy Nearby’ this festive season to support businesses in Ireland.  With €4.65 billion expected to be spent by Irish shoppers during the festive period, buying nearby will make a huge impact locally Digital...

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