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Action needed on Athlone to Ballinasloe Greenway – HOPKINS 

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has called for immediate action in order to prioritise the development of the Athlone to Ballinasloe greenway.  Raising the matter in the Seanad this morning…

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Rathcroghan Project successful under European Innovation Partnerships Initiative – HOPKINS

The approval of a sustainable farming initiative at Rathcroghan, near for implementation under a European Innovation Partnerships Initiative (EIP) is very positive, Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said.  …

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€1.6 Million for Roads across Roscommon and Galway – Hopkins 

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that the provision of €1.6 million in additional funding for storm damaged roads is very positive news across Roscommon and Galway. Senator Hopkin stated, “Minister…

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New Volunteer Centre for Co. Roscommon – HOPKINS

Funding has been announced for a new Volunteer Centre in Co. Roscommon, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Minister Sean Kyne announced the provision of €1.2 million from the Dormant Accounts…

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Deadline to apply for Sports Capital Programme this Friday (October 19th) – HOPKINS

Senator Maura Hopkins has reminded local sports clubs and organisations that the closing date for applications for Sports Capital Programme 2018 is this Friday, October 19th at 5pm.   Senator…

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Boyle Named Amongst Six rural towns to develop innovative proposals to encourage town centre living- HOPKINS

The announcement by Minister for Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring T.D., of the inclusion of Boyle, Co. Roscommon in a new pilot initiative to encourage more people…

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Additional €2 Million in Budget 2019 for Walks Scheme will benefit Beara Breifne Way – HOPKINS

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that the announcement of an additional €2 million for the Rural Walks Scheme is a positive boost for the Beara Breifne Way, walking/cycling route from…

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Greater female engagement in politics is needed

  Following her attendance at the International Congress of Parliamentary Women’s Caucuses, Senator Maura Hopkins has emphasised the need for greater female participation in public life. Senator Hopkins stated, “The…

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€547,359 in funding for digital technology in libraries across Roscommon and Galway

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has welcomed the funding announcement from Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring T.D., of €173,100 for Roscommon Libraries and funding of €374,259 for…

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Over €73,000 for local communities under Peatlands Fund

  Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said that €73,267 is to be provided to 7 community groups across Roscommon and Galway under the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme 2018. Senator…

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