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

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 [...]

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 [...]