29 03, 2018

Development Through Drama

By | March 29th, 2018|Blog, Education, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Development Through Drama Galway Autism Partnership (GAP) is offering a 10 week course of personal and social skills development through drama with Lisa Nugent starting Wednesday 11th of April. This course costs only €20 and [...]

13 03, 2018

Funding for Coláiste an Chreagáin

By | March 13th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Coláiste an Chreagáin, Mountbellew, has been allocated funding by the Department of Education for a new science lab and prep area. The funding is a great boost for the school, which was threatened with closure [...]

5 03, 2018

Water Safety for Lough Corrib Information Evening

By | March 5th, 2018|Blog, Education, Farming, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting|0 Comments

Thursday 8th March @ 7.30pm in Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford The event aims to inform all users of Lough Corrib and its surrounding shores of the steps they can take to be prepared for the [...]

21 02, 2018

Pay disparity for school secretaries

By | February 21st, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I raised the plight of school secretaries during a recent Dáil debate on employment conditions last week. Speaking during a debate on the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, I welcomed the Bill in that it [...]

25 01, 2018

Springboard+ 2018

By | January 25th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the Department of Education to include people in employment in Springboard+ 2018 courses for the first time. ‘Springboard+ forms part of the Action Plan for Education, which aims to make [...]

24 01, 2018

Seamount College to benefit from Emergency Works Funding

By | January 24th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News|0 Comments

News that funding has been granted to Seamount College, Kinvara by the Department of Education under the Emergency Works scheme is very welcome. The funding will be used for structural work on the school. The [...]

4 01, 2018

St. Brigid’s Mercy Secondary School Tuam selected to deliver the new Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject

By | January 4th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the inclusion of St. Brigid’s Mercy secondary School Tuam in the 40 schools selected nationally to start studying Leaving Certificate Computer Science from September 2018, and will be the first to get an [...]

2 01, 2018

Clarin College planning permission lodged

By | January 2nd, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

An application for planning permission for Clarin College, Athenry was lodged with Galway County Council on December 21st, which will kick-start the progression of this school after many years of delays. The Department of Education [...]

19 12, 2017

Canney welcomes funding of €200,000 for Angling projects for Galway East

By | December 19th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes funding of €200,000 for Angling projects for Galway East Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed the allocation of funding from Inland Fisheries Ireland Funding Call 2017 to assist angling projects in Galway [...]

28 11, 2017

Timeline for progress on Clarin College Athenry

By | November 28th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

The emergence of a timeline for progress on a new build for Clarin College Athenry is very welcome. The Department of Education envisages that the new secondary school could be delivered for September 2019. This [...]