18 06, 2019

DEADLINE FOR CHARITIES VAT COMPENSATION SCHEME

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DEADLINE FOR CHARITIES VAT COMPENSATION SCHEME Legislation was passed at the end of last year to introduce a VAT Compensation Refund Scheme for charities. It is aimed at refunding the proportion of VAT paid on [...]

18 06, 2019

CANNEY URGES CHARITIES TO USE VAT COMPENSATION SCHEME

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Charities are being urged to ensure they apply for the VAT Compensation Refund Scheme before the end of this month. Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney said: "Legislation was passed at [...]

17 06, 2019

CANNEY CALLS FOR CATARACT OPERATION WAITING TIMES TO BE CUT

By | June 17th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has slammed the Health Service Executive after a new survey showed people in the constituency were waiting an average of two years for cataract operations. [...]

17 06, 2019

RETURN OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL ALLOWANCE

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I am very pleased that the Back to School Clothing and Footware Allowance will soon be available for eligible families. Budget 2019 provided for €56 million nationally to be made available for the allowance which [...]

17 06, 2019

CANNEY WELCOMES RETURN OF BACK TO SCHOOL ALLOWANCE

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Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcomed the return of the Back to School Clothing and Footware Allowance for families entitled to the benefit. Budget 2019 provided for €56 million [...]

13 06, 2019

CHECK BEFORE YOU BOOK!

By | June 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

A valid passport is needed to travel on holiday. Please check your passport and your children's passport before you book. It is so easy to do, so my advice is do it today. Allow plenty [...]

12 06, 2019

BOOST FOR KNOCK AIRPORT

By | June 12th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Ireland West Airport Knock is to get a €5.7 million boost in Exchequer grants under the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport's Regional Airports Programme. This is a very welcome investment in our transport connectivity [...]

11 06, 2019

CANNEY WELCOMES €5.7 MILLION GRANT FOR KNOCK AIRPORT

By | June 11th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Ireland West Airport Knock is to get a €5.7 million boost in Exchequer grants under the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport's Regional Airports Programme. Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney [...]

11 06, 2019

CANNEY APPLAUDS SPINRAZA DECISION

By | June 11th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has warmly welcomed news that the Health Service Executive has approved the use of the drug Spinraza to treat children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). [...]

11 06, 2019

WELCOME NEWS ON SPINRAZA DRUG FOR CHILDREN

By | June 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Very important breaking news today that the Health Service Executive has approved the use of the drug Spinraza to treat children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Parents, including those in Galway East, have waged a [...]