17 01, 2018

Streamlined process needed for critical infrastructure projects

By | January 17th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

Important applications for projects involving housing, data, transport and inward investment are being held up because of needless delays in the processes involved and there is a need for a more streamlined appeal process for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

21 08, 2017

‘Western Rail Corridor crucial to future development of the West’ – Canney

By | August 21st, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, National, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD has reiterated the importance of the Western Rail Corridor for the future development of the West of Ireland. ‘Phase 1 of the Western Rail Corridor has exceeded the projected level of use [...]

28 07, 2017

Equal treatment needed on water charges – Canney

By | July 28th, 2017|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National, O P W|0 Comments

East Galway TD Seán Canney has said that equal treatment is needed for all citizens on the issue of water charges. Deputy Canney has written to the recently-appointed Minister for Housing and Local Government, Eoghan [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

21 06, 2017

Canney welcomes Back to School allowance increase

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

EAST Galway TD Sean Canney this week welcomed an increase in the level of the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance. ‘This allowance is crucial in helping many families meet the cost of back [...]

20 06, 2017

Ireland’s burgeoning links with China reinforced by Ministerial visit

By | June 20th, 2017|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Ireland’s growing and developing trade, education and cultural relationship with China was reinforced in March with the visit of the Minister of State for the OPW and Flood Relief, Mr Seán Canney to the East [...]

5 06, 2017

Sean Canney TD – Thank You one and all.

By | June 5th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Dail Visits, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, National, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have had the honour and privilege to have served as Minister of State at the Office of Public Works with special responsibility for Flood Relief for the last year I want to acknowledge the [...]