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20 06, 2018

PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES WILL LEAD TO ‘CONFUSION’

By | June 20th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|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 [...]

14 06, 2018

Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

By | June 14th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|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 [...]

14 06, 2018

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

By | June 14th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|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 [...]

7 06, 2018

Extra funding for CIS schemes

By | June 7th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|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 [...]

7 06, 2018

Review of local government funding

By | June 7th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|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 [...]

6 06, 2018

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

By | June 6th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I have been contacted by many lamb producers who have experienced a dramatic drop in the price of lamb at factories. Prices have dropped from €7.10/kilo to €5.50 per kilo. This represents a drop of [...]

6 06, 2018

Clarin College Athenry tender process underway

By | June 6th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

The building project for Clarin College, Athenry, now gone to tender. Following on from continuous discussions with the Minister for Education, I am glad to confirm that the Clarin College project in Athenry has now [...]

1 06, 2018

Childcare Facilities in Galway East

By | June 1st, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of funding for Childcare Facilities in Galway East I have been informed by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone that funding has been provided for many Childcare Facilities [...]

8 05, 2018

STATEMENT FROM DEPUTY SEÁN CANNEY

By | May 8th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

STATEMENT FROM DEPUTY SEÁN CANNEY Following my decision last Friday to leave the Independent Alliance, I am now confirming that I have informed the Taoiseach that I will be resigning my position as Assistant Government [...]

8 05, 2018

Tuam old health centre is be used for Social Care Office

By | May 8th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been advised by the HSE that the existing health centre building will be the headquarters for the Social Care Team for counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. ‘I welcome this development as it brings [...]