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Tourism Information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD for Galway East constituency in the West of Ireland

18 02, 2019

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD

By | February 18th, 2019|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD I am delighted to have been informed that the restoration project for Meelick Weir and Walkway is to be given the go-ahead after a ten-year battle. The weir [...]

5 02, 2019

Celebrating Snowdrops!

By | February 5th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Celebrating Snowdrops! The annual Snowdrop event will take place this Saturday, February 9th at Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest, Loughrea. Guest speaker for the day is Maurice Parkinson, who along with his wife Joy, developed Balyrobert [...]

31 12, 2018

Portumna Castle is a major tourist attraction in Galway East

By | December 31st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, O P W, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Portumna Castle is a major tourist attraction in Galway East I have been in discussions with officials from the Office of Public Works on the future plans for further development of Portumna Castle. ‘Major efforts [...]

10 11, 2018

Canney announces Leader funding of €180,000 for Galway East

By | November 10th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney announces Leader funding of €180,000 for Galway East I am delighted to announce Leader funding of €180,000 for four projects for Galway East. The projects to benefit are Shiven Rovers AFC Newbridge €41,625 for [...]

5 10, 2018

Canney welcomes announcement of €900,000 in funding for rural towns and villages in Galway

By | October 5th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes announcement of €900,000 in funding for rural towns and villages in Galway I welcome the announcement by Minister Michael Ring T.D. of funding of €900,000 for rural towns and villages in Galway under [...]

31 08, 2018

Canney welcomes CLAR funding for Lawrencetown Community Development Group

By | August 31st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Canney welcomes CLAR funding for Lawrencetown Community Development Group I welcome the decision by the Department of Community and Rural Development to provide €50,000 to Lawrencetown Community Development Group. ‘The funding is provided to the [...]

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 [...]

2 07, 2018

Major Domestic Campaign for Fáilte Ireland’s Newest Brand Set to Launch

By | July 2nd, 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

Major Domestic Campaign for Fáilte Ireland’s Newest Brand Set to Launch Fáilte Ireland will launch the first domestic consumer marketing campaign for the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands brand next week (Monday 2nd July), and we wanted [...]

14 06, 2018

Additional Walking trail at Knockma open to the public

By | June 14th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I wish to confirm that the additional walking trail on Knockma Hill is now complete and is open for use. The additional walkway includes a 1.7km additional walking trail and will open up this very [...]

21 03, 2018

New Route To China Welcomed

By | March 21st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

The announcement of Ireland's first direct flights to mainland China a year on from my first ministerial visit to the country has been welcomed. The route between Dublin and Beijing is a major boost to [...]