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23 10, 2017

€60m investment in NUIG

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Confirmation that the European Investment Bank is to approve lending of €60 million for the development of NUIG campus is most welcome. This is the first ever loan to the university from Europe’s long-term lending [...]

23 10, 2017

Water Framework Directive- Draft River Basin Management Plan

By | October 23rd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Housing, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Engagement and Feedback on the ‘Recommended Priority Water Bodies for Action’ and the Public Consultations meetings. Find out about the proposed river and lake water bodies identified for action in County Galway as part of [...]

18 10, 2017

Canney welcomes supports in Budget for Agricultural and Rural communities

By | October 18th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the increases in funding for rural Ireland. In particular that additional funding of €19 million for rural and community development is vital to enhance rural Ireland. The further increase in [...]

18 10, 2017

Canney welcomes increase in investment in Education in Budget

By | October 18th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Deputy Seán Canney welcomes the increase in 1,300 additional teaching posts in schools in 2018. This will result in the pupil teacher ratio being reduced to 26 to 1 in Primary Schools. This is the [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney Welcomes €25 Million funding for new STEM Building at GMIT

By | October 17th, 2017|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Deputy Seán Canney TD has been informed that the Department of Education are to provide €25 million for a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) building at the Galway Campus of GMIT. The building [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney welcomes €30 million additional funding for 2017 Sports Capital Grants

By | October 17th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by Minister Shane Ross that the allocation of funding for the 2017 Sports Capital Programme is to be doubled from €30 to €60 million. ‘I have worked closely [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney welcomes doubling of funding for Greenways

By | October 17th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by Minister Shane Ross that he is to double the amount of funding for Greenways. This announcement is in recognition of the success of Greenways. A new development [...]

16 10, 2017

Irish Water Update on Storm Ophelia

By | October 16th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Dear Deputies Irish Water working in partnership with the Local Authority has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. Irish Water recognises that the predicted conditions [...]

16 10, 2017

FREE BA IN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

By | October 16th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway Rural Development are delighted to be working with Equal Ireland in offering a FREE degree to Women aged over 21 in County Galway . This course is strictly for women who are not in [...]

9 10, 2017

Meeting with Harris on Merlin Park fiasco

By | October 9th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, along with other Oireachtas members met with Health Minister Simon Harris TD last week to brief the Minister on the situation arising at Merlin Park hospital. Also in attendance at the meeting were Maurice [...]