23 10, 2017

Water Framework Directive- Draft River Basin Management Plan

By | October 23rd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Housing, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Engagement and Feedback on the ‘Recommended Priority Water Bodies for Action’ and the Public Consultations meetings. Find out about the proposed river and lake water bodies identified for action in County Galway as part of [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney welcomes €30 million additional funding for 2017 Sports Capital Grants

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

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by Minister Shane Ross that the allocation of funding for the 2017 Sports Capital Programme is to be doubled from €30 to €60 million. ‘I have worked closely [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney welcomes doubling of funding for Greenways

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

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by Minister Shane Ross that he is to double the amount of funding for Greenways. This announcement is in recognition of the success of Greenways. A new development [...]

16 10, 2017

Irish Water Update on Storm Ophelia

By | October 16th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Dear Deputies Irish Water working in partnership with the Local Authority has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. Irish Water recognises that the predicted conditions [...]

16 10, 2017

FREE BA IN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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

Galway Rural Development are delighted to be working with Equal Ireland in offering a FREE degree to Women aged over 21 in County Galway . This course is strictly for women who are not in [...]

4 10, 2017

Good news for local towns and villages

By | October 4th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Significant funding for towns and villages in East Galway under the Town and Village Enhancement scheme was announced today. In total towns and villages in county Galway are to receive over €1 million in funding [...]

2 10, 2017

Proposed changes to Fair Deal scheme welcome

By | October 2nd, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Proposed changes to the Fair Deal Scheme which would assist self-employed people and farm families to access the scheme are very welcome and long overdue. Minister Jim Daly has confirmed that he proposes to cap [...]

21 09, 2017

Canney – welcomes launch for €10 million programme for Local Improvement Schemes.

By | September 21st, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has welcomed the launch today by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and Minister of State for the OPW, Kevin ‘Boxer’ [...]

20 09, 2017

Canney calls for equity for group water schemes

By | September 20th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, National, O P W, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney this week called for equity of treatment for group water schemes. ‘Following on from the announcement that domestic water charges are to be refunded with a minimum of delay, the [...]

6 09, 2017

Growing delays in orthodontic services

By | September 6th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Delays in the recruitment process for orthodontists are resulting in ever-increasing waiting times for teenagers who need orthodontic treatment, according to Galway East TD Seán Canney. ‘The wait time for orthodontic treatment in county Galway [...]