17 08, 2017

Galway East benefits from announcement of Capital Grant funding for child care facilities – Canney

By | August 17th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney welcomes Minister Catherine Zapone’s announcement of funding of €1.2m for the School Age Childcare Capital Scheme to improve existing school age childcare services. 263 projects nationally are being supported to [...]

16 08, 2017

Leader funding now open

By | August 16th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Leader funding is now open for applications and applications can be made to Galway Rural Development. Funding is in three strands or themes, Theme 1 Economic development, enterprise development and job creation, Theme 2 Social [...]

2 08, 2017

Funding for environmental projects

By | August 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A large number of environmental projects in County Galway are to be funded under the Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund. The Fund supports initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. This year funding is [...]

28 07, 2017

Canney welcomes €63,000 flood work funding

By | July 28th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Funding of over €63,000 for flood projects in East Galway was welcomed this week by East Galway TD Seán Canney. The funding, under the minor works scheme, relates to Kilcloghans, Tuam; Graiguenavadogue, Caltra and Ballinakill, [...]

26 07, 2017

‘Huge gaps in broadband rollout’ – Canney

By | July 26th, 2017|Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has criticised the way EIR is rolling out high speed broadband. ‘Eir are leaving huge gaps in the rollout. I have been contacted by many constituents who see the broadband [...]

21 07, 2017

Canney welcomes meeting to advance refurbishment of Tuam Courthouse

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

Following my discussions with Galway County Council officials and Court Services officials, I welcome the fact that both sets of officials are to meet next week in Tuam to discuss the development of the site. [...]

12 07, 2017

Canney welcomes tender for Intreo office in Tuam

By | July 12th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has received confirmation from the Office of Public Works that the tender for the refurbishment of the old library in Shop Street, Tuam, has been advertised. ‘The tender for the [...]

11 07, 2017

Canney meets bank on plans for rural branches

By | July 11th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has outlined his concerns to Bank of Ireland management following reports that the bank is to reduce further its services in rural towns. ‘The situation is gravely worrying for many [...]

11 07, 2017

Canney welcomes news that U12s go free at OPW sites

By | July 11th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

News that all children under 12 can have free admission to all OPW managed heritage sites was welcomed this week by East Galway TD Seán Canney. The announcement was made by Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran [...]

11 07, 2017

Self-employed need to be treated equally – Canney

By | July 11th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Self-employed people need to be treated equally, according to East Galway TD Seán Canney who recently heard how issues such as insurance, rates and increased paperwork are making self-employment more difficult with each passing year. [...]