I work hard to support Rural Ireland. My key priorities include jobs, economic development & investment, education, housing, transport, broadband, supporting farmers, rural regeneration, flood relief, home care, primary care, tackling crime, equality, traffic congestion, tourism & insurance reform.
I am an outgoing TD for Galway East. I am Minister of State in the Department of Communications, Climate, Action and the Environment and in the Department of Rural and Community Development. I am a former Galway County Councillor and former Mayor of County Galway