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 [...]

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 [...]

4 10, 2017

Good news for local towns and villages

By | October 4th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Significant funding for towns and villages in East Galway under the Town and Village Enhancement scheme was announced today. In total towns and villages in county Galway are to receive over €1 million in funding [...]

2 10, 2017

Proposed changes to Fair Deal scheme welcome

By | October 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Proposed changes to the Fair Deal Scheme which would assist self-employed people and farm families to access the scheme are very welcome and long overdue. Minister Jim Daly has confirmed that he proposes to cap [...]

27 09, 2017

Blue Star Programme

By | September 27th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Local primary schools are being invited to get involved in the Blue Star Programme. The programme, which has been running since 2011, aims to foster better understanding and knowledge of the EU among primary schools [...]

23 09, 2017

Canney – expresses concern at delays with Coláiste an Chláirin College, Athenry

By | September 23rd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has today met with Minister Bruton along with the Principal of Coláiste an Chláirin College, the Principal of the Gaelscoil and the CE of GRETB and other Oireachtas members to [...]