Education

Education related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

11 10, 2018

€20 Million Building Contract signed for Clarin College

By | October 11th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

€20 Million Building Contract signed for Clarin College I have received confirmation from the Department of Education that the successful contractor has been appointed for the new Clarin College in Athenry. ‘The building is a [...]

25 09, 2018

Green GMIT

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

Green GMIT I attended the launch of the Green GMIT project on Monday. The event was launched by Minister of State Seán Kyne. I was delighted to be in attendance at this very important event. [...]

25 09, 2018

Letters of intent issued for two Galway Schools

By | September 25th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Letters of intent issued for two Galway Schools Letters of intent to proceed to construction have issued for two schools in County Galway, Clarin College in Athenry and Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Claregalway. The successful contractors [...]

13 09, 2018

Blue Star Programme

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

Blue Star Programme Primary schools throughout County Galway are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Blue Star programme. The Blue Star Programme, which has been running since 2011, is an educational initiative for [...]

12 09, 2018

Contractor to be appointed for Clarin College

By | September 12th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Contractor to be appointed for Clarin College I have received confirmation from the Department of Education that the successful contractor will be appointed shortly for the new Clarin College in Athenry. The tenders for the [...]

29 08, 2018

Funding for Multiple Disabilities Special Classroom for St. Jarlath’s College

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Funding for Multiple Disabilities Special Classroom for St. Jarlath’s College I have been informed by the Department of Education that the department have allocated funding for a multiple disabilities special classroom facility for St Jarlath’s [...]

17 08, 2018

Improvements to free preschool places

By | August 17th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Improvements to free preschool places Improvements to preschool places for children, parents and providers were announced this week. Childcare providers will receive an increase of 7% in capitation payments for ECCE free pre-school from September. [...]

15 08, 2018

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance?

By | August 15th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance? The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) provides a once-off payment to eligible families to assist with the costs of clothing and [...]

30 07, 2018

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund

By | July 30th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund and announcement of Ring-fenced funding for Multi Campus Institutions. I welcome the announcement today by Minister Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of [...]

27 07, 2018

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes

By | July 27th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes I have called for changes to be made to the rules governing CE Schemes to allow participants who are aged over 55 to stay on [...]