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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

21 08, 2017

‘Western Rail Corridor crucial to future development of the West’ – Canney

By | August 21st, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, National, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD has reiterated the importance of the Western Rail Corridor for the future development of the West of Ireland. ‘Phase 1 of the Western Rail Corridor has exceeded the projected level of use [...]

17 08, 2017

Galway East benefits from announcement of Capital Grant funding for child care facilities – Canney

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

East Galway TD Seán Canney welcomes Minister Catherine Zapone’s announcement of funding of €1.2m for the School Age Childcare Capital Scheme to improve existing school age childcare services. 263 projects nationally are being supported to [...]

16 08, 2017

Second ASD room for St. Patrick’s NS Tuam

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A decision by the Department of Education to provide funding for the refurbishment works at St. Patrick’s NS, Tuam to provide a second ASD classroom unit is most welcome. The accommodation approved will provide a [...]

2 08, 2017

Funding for environmental projects

By | August 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A large number of environmental projects in County Galway are to be funded under the Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund. The Fund supports initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. This year funding is [...]

2 08, 2017

Canney welcomes contract award for Presentation College Athenry

By | August 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

News that the contract is to be awarded for the construction of the Presentation College Athenry was welcomed this week by Seán Canney TD. ‘The Department of Education has confirmed that approval to issue a [...]