10 06, 2017

Canney welcomes funding for Flood Defence works at Caheroyn, Athenry

By | June 10th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

The Office of Public Works have agreed funding for flood defence works at Caheroyn Drive, Athenry, Co. Galway. “€36,000 has been allocated to Galway County Council to remove palisade fencing and existing stone wall, construct [...]

5 06, 2017

Sean Canney TD – Thank You one and all.

By | June 5th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Dail Visits, 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

I have had the honour and privilege to have served as Minister of State at the Office of Public Works with special responsibility for Flood Relief for the last year I want to acknowledge the [...]

30 05, 2017

Key commitments under Action Plan for Rural Development being delivered – Canney

By | May 30th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minster of State and Galway East TD, Sean Canney has said the Government is delivering on its key commitments under the Action Plan for Rural Development which was launched earlier this year. The Action Plan [...]

24 05, 2017

Canney welcomes public consultation process on a new Greenways Strategy

By | May 24th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, National, O P W, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minister of State and Galway East TD, Sean Canney has welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D, that a public consultation process on the future development of Greenways [...]

12 04, 2017

Minister Canney outlines significant progress on maintenance activity by the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

Seán Canney, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief outlined the range of additional measures being taken to address flood risk on the River Shannon at [...]

12 04, 2017

Minister Canney updates IFA on flood protection measures

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

Minister of State for the OPW and Galway East TD, Sean Canney met with an IFA delegation in Government buildings this week to update them on flood protection measures being undertaken by his Department. The [...]

11 04, 2017

Canney announces arrangements for the Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme

By | April 11th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

After attending today’s Government meeting, Independent Alliance Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Seán Canney TD, has announced that the Government has agreed the administrative arrangements for a once-off [...]

30 03, 2017

Irish Water hosts local community and elected reps at Kilconnell water treatment plant

By | March 30th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area|0 Comments

Irish Water hosted a community event on Friday last (March 24) to demonstrate the works that have taken place to remove the Kilconnell water supply from a 13-month boil water notice. The solution was an [...]

24 02, 2017

Minister Canney visits Portrane, County Dublin to see the impact of Coastal Erosion

By | February 24th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. During his [...]

31 01, 2017

Low interest Agri-loan scheme key to farm viability

By | January 31st, 2017|Farming, Galway East, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

  I warmly welcome the news that a special €150m low-cost agri-loan scheme to ease financial pressure on livestock, tillage and horticulture farmers is being announced today. The plans for the scheme were revealed in [...]