18 01, 2018

Dog owners – be careful during lambing season

By | January 18th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

As the lambing season approaches I would urge all dog owners to keep their dogs under control at all times. Every year farmers in county Galway lose sheep to dog attacks and I would urge [...]

9 01, 2018

Alarming decline in farmer numbers

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

A huge decline in the number of people employed in agriculture in the west of Ireland is revealed in recent information from the Western Development Commission. There was a 41.4% decline in the number of [...]

9 01, 2018

National Planning Framework must deliver AEC as Counterbalance to over-development in the East – Sean Canney

By | January 9th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The National Planning Framework, which is due to be published in coming weeks, will set out the strategy for economic development for the country over the next 30 years and the Atlantic Economic Corridor must [...]

19 12, 2017

Increased supports for group water schemes

By | December 19th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Increased supports for group water schemes this week will benefit many households in Galway East. The changes, which were announced in recent days by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, [...]

11 12, 2017

Canney welcomes funding for Food Innovation Hub

By | December 11th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney is this week welcomes the funding for a Food Innovation Hub for Athenry as part of the Regional Development Fund announced today. ‘I have made representations on this matter to [...]

6 12, 2017

Canney welcomes progress on flood relief schemes

By | December 6th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney this week welcomed progress on the Dunkellin and Aggard Flood Relief Scheme. ‘Work is ongoing on a range of projects in relation to the Dunkellin and Aggard Flood Relief Scheme, [...]

23 11, 2017

Canney welcomes decision to revoke regulations on tractor testing

By | November 23rd, 2017|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed the decision by Minister Shane Ross to revoke Statutory Instrument 413 of 2017. The Statutory Instrument was introduced to transpose the EU Directive 2014/45/EU into law. The Directive [...]

21 11, 2017

Time for broadband providers to stop cherry picking locations

By | November 21st, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Over 4,000 queries have been submitted to the Department of Communications in relation to broadband in County Galway, many of which are highlighting the failure of broadband providers to deliver the services which are required. [...]

3 11, 2017

Canney welcomes decision to suspend regulations for testing of tractors

By | November 3rd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed the decision by Minister Shane Ross to direct his officials to review as a matter of urgency and ensure that the regulations are not put into effect in [...]

27 10, 2017

Canney welcomes progress on Gort Lowlands & South Galway Flood Relief Scheme

By | October 27th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed the progress being made on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme. ‘The tender for the Engineering Consultants has concluded and a preferred tender has been identified. ‘Galway County [...]