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Challenges Bus Eireann and the National Transport Authority for removing public transport services in Loughrea.

I have written to Bus Eireann and the NTA seeking an explanation for their decision to cancel the existing Bus...
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Welcome funding of €240,000 for Galway Digital Hubs

I welcome the allocation of €239,095 from the Department of Rural and Community Development to Galway County Council for the...
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Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, have today welcomed the launch of the Committees...
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Welcome commencement of the Part 8 planning for Athenry Fire Station

I have been informed that Galway County Council will today publish the public notice for the commencement of the Planning...
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Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit families

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit family farms and family business Sean Canney Independent TD welcomes the...
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Forest Licence System must change

The current Forest Licence System is not fit for purpose and needs to be overhauled as a matter of urgency....
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Welcome progress with installation of footbridge in Athenry

I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that they have issued tender documents to contractors for the construction of...
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Government commit to review the amount of transition funding for Leader Programme for 2022

I have received a commitment from the Taoiseach that the Government will review the level of funding available to the...
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Overzealous Public Spending Code stifling infrastructure development

The Public Spending Code has become a major blockage in the delivery of Public Infrastructure in Ireland. The Public Spending...
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Burren Trail to be complete in September 2021

Burren Trail to be complete in September 2021 and will benefit tourism in Gort and South Galway I have received...
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  • Challenges Bus Eireann and the National Transport Authority for removing public transport services in Loughrea.

Challenges Bus Eireann and the National Transport Authority for removing public transport services in Loughrea.

July 24th, 2021|0 Comments

I have written to Bus Eireann and the NTA seeking an explanation for their decision to cancel the existing Bus Route 50 and X50 serving Loughrea town. This decision is a total contradiction of Government [...]

  • Welcome funding of €240,000 for Galway Digital Hubs

Welcome funding of €240,000 for Galway Digital Hubs

July 24th, 2021|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €239,095 from the Department of Rural and Community Development to Galway County Council for the development or upgrade of 8 Broadband Connection Points (BCP’s) in Galway. The locations include Ballyglunin [...]

  • Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference

July 24th, 2021|0 Comments

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, have today welcomed the launch of the Committees Terms of Reference and 2020/21 Work Programme. “ I thank each and every person who [...]

  • Welcome commencement of the Part 8 planning for Athenry Fire Station

Welcome commencement of the Part 8 planning for Athenry Fire Station

July 24th, 2021|0 Comments

I have been informed that Galway County Council will today publish the public notice for the commencement of the Planning process for the new first station for Athenry. “I am delighted that this project is [...]

  • Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit families

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit families

July 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit family farms and family business Sean Canney Independent TD welcomes the passing of legislation in the Dáil and Seanad this week to protect family farm and [...]