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

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 [...]

15 08, 2018

Athenry Walled Town Day Sunday 19th August 2018 1pm – 5pm.

By | August 15th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Athenry Walled Town Day Sunday 19th August 2018 1pm – 5pm. Savour the Past with Athenry's Walled Towns Day and celebrate Galway's Year of Gastronomy with a Feast of Food, Music & Stories. Athenry's Walled [...]

15 08, 2018

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance?

By | August 15th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance? The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) provides a once-off payment to eligible families to assist with the costs of clothing and [...]

8 08, 2018

Brexit Loan Scheme

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Brexit Loan Scheme The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland launched the Government’s Brexit Loan Scheme in March of this year and the revised SME Credit Guarantee Scheme in July 2018. They schemes aim to support [...]

8 08, 2018

Supporting Agri Investment

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

SCBI Supporting Agri Investment Since its establishment at the end of 2017 the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SCBI) has provided 11,567 loans totalling €330 million to the agriculture sector. €185 million of this money [...]

1 08, 2018

New micro generation electricity scheme

By | August 1st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

New micro generation electricity scheme A pilot scheme has been launched to help householders generate electricity from solar panels and an increase in grant supports for home insulation has also been announced. The new pilot [...]

31 07, 2018

Canney announces Flood relief funding for Sliabh Carran Housing Estate in Gort

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

Flood relief funding for Sliabh Carran Housing Estate in Gort I have received confirmation from the Office of Public Works that they are allocating €108,000 to Galway County Council to carry out flood relief measures [...]

30 07, 2018

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund

By | July 30th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund and announcement of Ring-fenced funding for Multi Campus Institutions. I welcome the announcement today by Minister Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of [...]

27 07, 2018

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes

By | July 27th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes I have called for changes to be made to the rules governing CE Schemes to allow participants who are aged over 55 to stay on [...]

26 07, 2018

Call for changes to Farm Inspection regime

By | July 26th, 2018|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Call for changes to Farm Inspection regime I have written to the Minister for Agriculture Mr. Michael Creed requesting a change to the Departments inspection regime for single farm payments. Presently once an inspection takes [...]