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Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader and TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says a new Bill published by his party will restore the democratic mandate of Gaeltacht residents by reinstating direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. The Údarás na Gaeltachta (Amendment) Bill 2018 was recently approved by the party front bench.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says successive years of government underinvestment in our roads network has left many local and regional routes in extremely dangerous condition.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says the value of community based CCTV schemes cannot be ignored in the debate on the future of these programmes. The Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed that the office will look into concerns which have been raised about the scheme.
The designation of Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) as strategic development zone (SDZ) this week by the Cabinet has been warmly welcomed around the county, the push to get the airport designated as an SDZ has been an ongoing issue for almost 10 years - with a number of different plans being put in place by the local authority to ensure the airport qualified for this designation.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary is calling for enhanced co-ordination of organisations like Inland Fisheries Ireland, Tourism and Fáilte Ireland, the OPW, and angling and fishing groups in Northern Ireland to support, educate, and enhance fishing communities across the country. Deputy Calleary wants to see the fish stocks in our rivers and seas replenished to levels which would have been commonplace in previous decades and wants Minister Michael Creed to engage with the IFI to find out what resources it needs to function more proactively.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says Minister Shane Ross needs to get a grip on his portfolio and ensure that the Bus Éireann Expressway service is protected. The financial situation at Bus Éireann has worsened considerably over the past year and its being reported that cuts to the Expressway service are to be cut.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary is urging rail users to make submissions to the National Transport Authority’s consultation process on the future of rail services in Ireland. Deputy Calleary says it is particularly important that people using the Ballina and Westport rail services get their viewpoints across.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says he is alarmed by new figures which reveal that 53 schools across Mayo do not have a National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) psychologist assigned to them. The statistic is contained in a Parliamentary Reply submitted by the party.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has reiterated his support for the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina. The centre is being developed in partnership with Mayo County Council and the National University of Ireland Galway. Deputy Calleary commented, “Some of the criticism being levelled at the Mary Robinson Centre in recent weeks is unfair and misplaced. The centre will be Ireland’s first presidential library, and the world’s first library dedicated to a female President. It is an extremely worthwhile project, reflecting the huge contribution that Mary Robinson has made not only to Ireland, but right across the world, during her time as president and later as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Ireland West Airport Knock this week received funding of €1,314,000 from the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport to support safety and security projects under the Regional Airports Programme 2015-2019.