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Health information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD for Galway East constituency in the West of Ireland

4 10, 2018

Canney welcomes funding for Cancer Care West bus

By | October 4th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes funding for Cancer Care West bus I welcome the provision of €100,000 in funding for the provision of a 25-seat passenger bus for Cancer Care West. ‘Cancer Care West was one of 27 [...]

26 09, 2018

Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration Walk 2018

By | September 26th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration Walk 2018 The Survivor’s Celebration Walk has become Tuam Cancer Care’s biggest annual fundraising event. This year the walk takes place on Sunday 14th October, in The Place Grounds Tuam, [...]

21 09, 2018

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) briefing

By | September 21st, 2018|Blog, Dail Visits, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) briefing I attended a briefing in Dáil Éireann yesterday from the families of people suffering Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). I had the honour of meeting with Cilian Mearns and Grace O'Malley [...]

19 09, 2018

European Day without a Road Death

By | September 19th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

European Day without a Road Death Today, Wednesday 19th September, is European Day without a Road Death. The campaign aims to ensure that no one dies on European roads on Edward Day. All road users [...]

11 09, 2018

Taoiseach confirms funding for Old Grove site

By | September 11th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Taoiseach confirms funding for Old Grove site Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, speaking in Tuam last Friday evening, confirmed to me that funding was available in the HSE capital budget to proceed with the refurbishment of the [...]

17 08, 2018

New Clár scheme for mobility and cancer care transport

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

New Clár scheme for mobility and cancer care transport Details have been announced for a new Clár scheme which is targeting the provision of transport services for people with significant mobility issues and also people [...]

17 07, 2018

Chiropodist Services for Tuam

By | July 17th, 2018|Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Chiropodist Services for Tuam I have received confirmation that Chiropodist Services will be available in the Primary Care Centre in Tuam. ‘I have been informed by the H.S.E. that they are presently recruiting a Chiropodist [...]

1 06, 2018

Childcare Facilities in Galway East

By | June 1st, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of funding for Childcare Facilities in Galway East I have been informed by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone that funding has been provided for many Childcare Facilities [...]

8 05, 2018

Tuam old health centre is be used for Social Care Office

By | May 8th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been advised by the HSE that the existing health centre building will be the headquarters for the Social Care Team for counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. ‘I welcome this development as it brings [...]

8 05, 2018

21% increase in funding for grants for Older People

By | May 8th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of funding to Galway County Council of €1,887,048 for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People with a Disability. This represents an increase of 21% on the 2017 allocation. ‘Galway County Council [...]