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On Tuesday in the Castlebar Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Rory McCabe imposed a fine of €300,000 on Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG. The company, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, pleaded guilty to an offence under Section 12 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, contrary to Section 77(2) and Regulation 31(b) of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007.
More than €1 million in ICT infrastructure grants for Mayo primary and post-primary schools available
Earlier this week An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, confirmed that €1,047,797 was available to schools in Mayo to develop their information and communications technology capabilities. The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, recently made the announcement that his Department would invest €30 million in ICT infrastructure for primary and post-primary schools nationwide.
Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, has announced the provision of funding of €167,406 for the delivery of a number of Rural Recreation projects in Co Mayo through a combination of trail maintenance and development by Mayo County Council, South West Mayo Development, and Coillte.
BY Michelle Murphy, Research and Policy Analyst, Social Justice Ireland
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath Gabrielle McFadden has welcomed the news that €8.3 million has been granted to counties Longford and Westmeath for improvement and maintenance works on roads.
Essential infrastructure in Galway is not "fit for purpose", requiring major upgrading to boost business and create more jobs, according to IBEC, whose west regional director John Brennan says his organisation, which represents Irish business, is urging the Government to prioritise the west.
The Galway City Council has received “100 per cent” of the storm repair funding for which it applied in its preliminary estimates sent to the Department of the Environment, Community, and Local Government, according to acting director of services for transport and infrastructure, recreation and amenity, Billy Dunne, who told this month’s meeting of Galway City Council “what we submitted, we got”.
Government investment in natural gas infrastructure could bring significant economic benefits to businesses and households in the Western Region. By extending and upgrading the grid infrastructure in the northwest, competitiveness for key industry sectors could be enhanced. Businesses are currently paying an estimated €16 million more each year for fuel than they would be if they could use natural gas. Annual energy prices for newly connected households could be reduced by up to €485 per household and almost 61 tonnes of savings in CO2 emissions could be secured. That is according to a policy briefing published by the Western Development Commission (WDC), ‘Why Invest in Gas? Benefits of natural gas infrastructure for the North West’.
The Minister of State with responsibility for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, has announced that the annual Fáilte Ireland Adventure and Activity Forum will this year be held in Westport.
The Carlow / Kilkenny Branch of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on Government to borrow now to deliver infrastructure and to deal with onerous and excessively bureaucratic pre-qualifying procedures for public sector construction projects.