20 06, 2018

PROPOSED BOUNDARY CHANGES WILL LEAD TO ‘CONFUSION’

By | June 20th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has hit out against a report which proposes radical changes to local municipal district boundaries. The Local Electoral Boundary Committee is recommending a series of changes aimed at making municipal [...]

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

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 [...]

4 05, 2018

Statement from Seán Canney TD – 4th May 2018

By | May 4th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have today informed my Independent Alliance colleagues that I am leaving the group. I wish the Independent Alliance all the best in the future. I confirm that I will continue to support the Government [...]

20 02, 2018

Fund to fight illegal dumping

By | February 20th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

An allocation of €67,663 in funding has been made available for an anti-dumping initiative in County Galway this year. Applications are now open for community groups to apply for funding under the Anti-Dumping Initiative 2018 [...]

2 02, 2018

Meeting regarding roads and flooding in County Galway

By | February 2nd, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I met today with Shane Ross, Minister for Transport and Kevin Boxer Moran, Minister for the OPW, with Galway County Council officials. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues in relation to roads [...]

1 02, 2018

Community Support Schemes 2018

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

Galway County Council invites applications from Community and Voluntary groups, and individual artists for their Community Support Schemes 2018. Application forms are available from my constituency office.

31 01, 2018

Canney receives assurance on Kinvara flood relief measures

By | January 31st, 2018|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from Minister of State for OPW and Flood Relief Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran that OPW will consider favourably any application from Galway County Council for funding to provide flood gates for properties [...]

26 01, 2018

Galway 2020 Small Towns Bid Ideas Programme

By | January 26th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway 2020 has launched the Small Towns Bid Ideas programme to which community groups can apply for funding to develop projects this year. A series of public meetings across Galway city and county over the [...]

24 01, 2018

Welcome correction of pension anomaly

By | January 24th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome a decision by the Government to correct a pension anomaly that has existed for many people – particularly women – since 2012. In recent months, many people expressed concerns about their pension rates, [...]