18 01, 2018

Galway Parkinsons receives €40,000 in funding

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

Galway Parkinsons was this week allocated €40,000 in funding from the HSE, which is a very welcome development for people in Galway county and living with Parkinsons. This funding under a Section 39 application follows [...]

7 12, 2017

Changes to Invalidity Pension for self-employed

By | December 7th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Welcome changes which allow self-employed people with sufficient PRSI contributions to access Invalidity Pension came into effect on December 1st last. The economic crash of 2007 exposed just how vulnerable self-employed people are in terms [...]

13 11, 2017

Canney Welcomes €700k Additional funding for X-Ray and Ultrasound Services for Tuam Primary Care Centre

By | November 13th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has been informed that the Department of Health have sanctioned €700,000 in additional funding for diagnostic services for Tuam Primary Care Centre. Deputy Canney has lobbied the Department of Health [...]

13 11, 2017

Slow progress on Merlin Park orthopaedic fiasco

By | November 13th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Slow movement by the Saolta hospital group to address the current lack of theatre space at Merlin Park Hospital, Galway is totally unacceptable. A temporary theatre facility is in the tendering process with a closing [...]

9 11, 2017

Canney Welcomes progress on Athenry Wastewater Treatment Plant

By | November 9th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

Work is to start on the upgrade of Athenry Wastewater Treatment Plant. The works when complete will ensure that the waste water discharged from the plant to the river Clarin is compliant with the discharge [...]

16 10, 2017

Irish Water Update on Storm Ophelia

By | October 16th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Dear Deputies Irish Water working in partnership with the Local Authority has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. Irish Water recognises that the predicted conditions [...]

9 10, 2017

Meeting with Harris on Merlin Park fiasco

By | October 9th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, along with other Oireachtas members met with Health Minister Simon Harris TD last week to brief the Minister on the situation arising at Merlin Park hospital. Also in attendance at the meeting were Maurice [...]

8 10, 2017

Speech by Seán Canney TD Official Opening Mountbellew Primary Care Centre

By | October 8th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Launch Events, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Introduction Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, Reverend Father and Public Representatives. I am delighted to be here today and I would like to thank Tony O’Brien for the invitation to officially open the new expanded [...]

2 10, 2017

Proposed changes to Fair Deal scheme welcome

By | October 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Proposed changes to the Fair Deal Scheme which would assist self-employed people and farm families to access the scheme are very welcome and long overdue. Minister Jim Daly has confirmed that he proposes to cap [...]

21 09, 2017

Contract signing for Athenry wastewater

By | September 21st, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

News that the contract for the upgrading of the wastewater plant in Athenry is to be signed in coming days is most welcome I have received confirmation from Irish Water that the contract for the [...]