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Welcome announcement of €20m of ANC payments issuing to 11,825 farmers in Galway this week

I welcome the confirmation by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., that payments under the...
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Athenry Fire Station progress

I welcome the fact that the Part 8 Planning process is now complete, and planning is in place for the...
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Zoning is a huge obstacle to delivery of housing

The method of zoning land for development is an obstacle to the delivery of housing. We have County Development Plans...
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Crisis developing in the Home Care sector

There is a major crisis developing in the Home Care sector due to the lack of Home Care workers. “I...
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Canney welcomes inclusion of Headford and Loughrea in streetscape enhancement funding

Seán Canney, Independent TD for Galway East has welcomed the inclusion of both Headford and Loughrea in funding announced to...
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Construction to start on site at Craughwell NS Extension

I have received confirmation from the Dept of Education that the construction work on the extension of Craughwell National School...
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Monivea Boxing Club’s success is a testament to their dedication and commitment

I congratulate the Monivea Boxing Club on their recent international success of two of the club’s members. Lea Butler won...
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Welcome progress on long awaited replacement Orthopaedic Theatres at Merlin Park Galway

I welcome the construction of two replacement orthopaedic theatres on the Merlin Park University Hospital site. Construction commenced in March...
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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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  • Welcome announcement of €20m of ANC payments issuing to 11,825 farmers in Galway this week

Welcome announcement of €20m of ANC payments issuing to 11,825 farmers in Galway this week

September 16th, 2021|0 Comments

I welcome the confirmation by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., that payments under the Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) scheme have commenced with payments worth just over €20 million [...]

  • Athenry Fire Station progress

Athenry Fire Station progress

September 15th, 2021|0 Comments

I welcome the fact that the Part 8 Planning process is now complete, and planning is in place for the new fire station for Athenry. Cllr. Gabe Cronnelly and I have worked to secure the [...]

  • Zoning is a huge obstacle to delivery of housing

Zoning is a huge obstacle to delivery of housing

September 13th, 2021|0 Comments

The method of zoning land for development is an obstacle to the delivery of housing. We have County Development Plans and Local Area Plans being developed across the country. The method of deciding on which [...]

  • Crisis developing in the Home Care sector

Crisis developing in the Home Care sector

September 13th, 2021|0 Comments

There is a major crisis developing in the Home Care sector due to the lack of Home Care workers. “I have experienced first hand the situation where home care hours are being allocated to people [...]

  • Canney welcomes inclusion of Headford and Loughrea in streetscape enhancement funding

Canney welcomes inclusion of Headford and Loughrea in streetscape enhancement funding

August 24th, 2021|0 Comments

Seán Canney, Independent TD for Galway East has welcomed the inclusion of both Headford and Loughrea in funding announced to enhance streetscapes and shopfronts. ‘The funding is part of a new €7 million fund which [...]