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 [...]

21 03, 2018

Look Before you Book – Check your Passport

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

It is that time of year for making plans for holidays. Before you snap up that holiday deal, check your Passport to make sure it is in date. Look before you book: Check that your [...]

5 02, 2018

Record year for overseas visitors

By | February 5th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

This week I welcomed the publication of official data on overseas travel for 2017 from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), which showed an increase of 3.6% in overseas visits to Ireland for 2017 compared to [...]

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

Portumna gets go-ahead for two new developments

By | January 24th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

News that planning permission has been granted for a new primary care centre and a tourist car and bus park in Portumna was welcomed this week by Seán Canney TD. The Galway East TD welcomed [...]

11 01, 2018

Galway East to benefit from new tourism branding and marketing – Sean Canney

By | January 11th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome proposals by Fáilte Ireland to increase tourism potential in Galway East. These initiatives have come to fruition following meetings and discussions which Deputy Canney instigated during his role as Minister for the Office [...]

9 01, 2018

National Planning Framework must deliver AEC as Counterbalance to over-development in the East – Sean Canney

By | January 9th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The National Planning Framework, which is due to be published in coming weeks, will set out the strategy for economic development for the country over the next 30 years and the Atlantic Economic Corridor must [...]

21 11, 2017

Time for broadband providers to stop cherry picking locations

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

Over 4,000 queries have been submitted to the Department of Communications in relation to broadband in County Galway, many of which are highlighting the failure of broadband providers to deliver the services which are required. [...]

18 10, 2017

Canney welcomes supports in Budget for Agricultural and Rural communities

By | October 18th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the increases in funding for rural Ireland. In particular that additional funding of €19 million for rural and community development is vital to enhance rural Ireland. The further increase in [...]

17 10, 2017

Canney welcomes doubling of funding for Greenways

By | October 17th, 2017|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, 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 [...]