10 01, 2018

Have your say on the future of policing in Ireland

By | January 10th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Have your say on the future of policing in Ireland. The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland is organising public events to give members of the public an opportunity to share your views [...]

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

Funding for road upgrades in County Galway

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Significant road upgrades are to take place in the Tuam, Abbeyknockmoy and Headford areas following the announcement of the 2018 roads allocation. Galway County Council is to receive over €25 under the allocation, which includes [...]

4 01, 2018

St. Brigid’s Mercy Secondary School Tuam selected to deliver the new Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject

By | January 4th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the inclusion of St. Brigid’s Mercy secondary School Tuam in the 40 schools selected nationally to start studying Leaving Certificate Computer Science from September 2018, and will be the first to get an [...]

4 01, 2018

Check your Passport – It may be out of date

By | January 4th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

It is that time of year for making plans for holidays. Before you snap up that holiday deal, check your Passport to make sure it is in date. Look before you book: Check that your [...]

3 01, 2018

11 estates taken in charge in 2017

By | January 3rd, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A total of 22 housing estates were taken in charge by Galway County Council in the past two years, with 11 taken in charge in both 2016 and 2017. The Council assume responsibility for the [...]

2 01, 2018

Clarin College planning permission lodged

By | January 2nd, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

An application for planning permission for Clarin College, Athenry was lodged with Galway County Council on December 21st, which will kick-start the progression of this school after many years of delays. The Department of Education [...]

21 12, 2017

Canney Welcomes Funding for Tuam Stadium

By | December 21st, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Deputy Seán Canney T.D. today welcomed the allocation of €111,500 in funding for Tuam Stadium. The funding has been allocated from the Sports Capital Funding for regional projects. Tuam Stadium is recognised as the headquarters [...]

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, [...]

19 12, 2017

Proposals to increase compulsory retirement age

By | December 19th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Proposals to increase compulsory retirement age The Independent Alliance has welcomed proposals to increase the compulsory retirement age in the public sector to 70 years. During its pre-budget negotiations with Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe, the [...]