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PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES WILL LEAD TO ‘CONFUSION’

PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES WILL LEAD TO ‘CONFUSION’

Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries. The
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Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

I wish to confirm that the additional walking trail on Knockma Hill is now complete and is open for use.
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€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology.

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology.

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology. I have welcomed the announcement that €8 million is being invested
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Extra funding for CIS schemes

Extra funding for CIS schemes

Significant additional funding for community involvement schemes was announced this week. Galway County Council has been allocated €400,000 for work in
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Review of local government funding

Review of local government funding

A review of the baseline funding being provided to local authorities is underway and it is important that Galway County
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Sean Canney concerned at the dramatic drop in Spring Lamb prices at factories

Sean Canney concerned at the dramatic drop in Spring Lamb prices at factories

I have been contacted by many lamb producers who have experienced a dramatic drop in the price of lamb at
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Clarin College Athenry tender process underway

Clarin College Athenry tender process underway

The building project for Clarin College, Athenry, now gone to tender. Following on from continuous discussions with the Minister for Education,
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Childcare Facilities in Galway East

Childcare Facilities in Galway East

I welcome the announcement of funding for Childcare Facilities in Galway East I have been informed by Minister for Children and
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STATEMENT FROM DEPUTY SEÁN CANNEY

STATEMENT FROM DEPUTY SEÁN CANNEY

STATEMENT FROM DEPUTY SEÁN CANNEY Following my decision last Friday to leave the Independent Alliance, I am now confirming that I
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Tuam old health centre is be used for Social Care Office

Tuam old health centre is be used for Social Care Office

I have been advised by the HSE that the existing health centre building will be the headquarters for the Social
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  • PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES

PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES WILL LEAD TO ‘CONFUSION’

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries. The Local Electoral Boundary Committee is recommending a series of changes aimed at making municipal [...]

  • Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

I wish to confirm that the additional walking trail on Knockma Hill is now complete and is open for use. The additional walkway includes a 1.7km additional walking trail and will open up this very [...]

  • €8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes Institutes of Technology.

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology.

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology. I have welcomed the announcement that €8 million is being invested in apprenticeship programmes in the Institutes of Technology. ‘In particular I welcome the investment [...]

  • Extra funding for CIS schemes

Extra funding for CIS schemes

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Significant additional funding for community involvement schemes was announced this week. Galway County Council has been allocated €400,000 for work in 2018 and a further €231,000 for 2019, bringing the total funding under this scheme [...]

  • Review of local government funding

Review of local government funding

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

A review of the baseline funding being provided to local authorities is underway and it is important that Galway County Council benefits from the outcome of the review. It is widely accepted that Galway County [...]