Tag: Cathal Berry TD
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Connected Hubs Scheme 2021

Connected Hubs Scheme 2021

Good news this week for many organisations in our constituency set to receive funding under the Connected Hubs Scheme! I really welcome this additional funding for digital hubs across Regional and Rural Ireland. Investing in our national digital hub network is vital so that people can work and learn effectively ...

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Barrow Blueway Economic Plan

Barrow Blueway Economic Plan

Fantastic to see the Barrow Blueway Economic Plan launched today. This is an excellent project that will deliver transformative results for the communities along the route such as Robertstown, Rathangan, Monasterevin, Vicarstown & Athy. Not only will this local amenity be of importance to people living in ...

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Ballyshannon Action Group

Ballyshannon Action Group

Glad to have been able to address the Ballyshannon Action Group public meeting recently and offer them my continued and full support. Looking forward to a positive outcome for the community in the upcoming judicial review.

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Only One Jadotville Veteran Recommended for Medal

Only One Jadotville Veteran Recommended for Medal

The Report prepared by the Independent Review Group on Jadotville has been published and is now available here.  The independent review group which was set up last year has decided that just one veteran who fought with the UN in the Congo 60 years ago is to be commended for a military medal. The group have decided ...

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Over €20,000 for Portarlington Community Centre

Over €20,000 for Portarlington Community Centre

Good news this morning for Portarlington Community Centre! I welcome the news that they have been allocated €20,646 under the COVID Stability Fund for Community and Voluntary groups. This funding is being provided to community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered ...

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Vaccinations for Workers in Indoor Dining Settings

Vaccinations for Workers in Indoor Dining Settings

Recently in the Dáil, I questioned Minister Eamonn Ryan about providing vaccinations for people working in indoor hospitality dining settings. As indoor dining returns over the next couple of weeks, it’s essential that our hospitality staff are protected against the virus.

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Army Nursing Service

Army Nursing Service

Radio Interview on Kfm Radio Kildare this morning in relation to the Army Nursing Service. While an Army Nursing Service is a vital component of any military, the Defence Forces have not been allowed to hire a nurse since 1990. Incredible really. It doesn’t have to be this way of course. Glad that Minister ...

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Portarlington Grow Remote Working Group

Portarlington Grow Remote Working Group

Great to host the inaugural meeting of the Portarlington Grow Remote Working Group this morning at the Solas Eco-Garden Centre in Portarlington. We even had a cabinet minister present to show her support. Remote working has so many advantages: it saves time, money & emissions, while simultaneously reducing ...