26 10, 2020

Calls on Government to review restriction on Marts

By | October 26th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Minister for Agriculture and the Government to review the restrictions imposed on livestock marts. “As a result of the level 5 restrictions, marks are in crisis and cattle prices are [...]

24 10, 2020

Tuam Mother and Baby Home

By | October 24th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Last night the Dáil voted on the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records Bill 2020. I am disappointed for the thousands of people who contacted me during the last [...]

22 10, 2020

Galway school and students honoured for water conservation efforts

By | October 22nd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Congratulations to students Alex Browne, Gary Warren and Brian Igoe from St Jarlath’s College, Tuam, Co. Galway who were named as Regional Ambassadors for their work on the Green-Schools Water Ambassador Programme. The programme is [...]

18 10, 2020

Welcomes announcement of €56 million to Galway Farmers

By | October 18th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

“I welcome the announcement that advance payments under the Basic Payment Scheme, worth in excess of €56 million to Galway farmers, have commenced today. These payments are a vital support for farmers across the county [...]

18 10, 2020

Government needs to support the Post Offices to prevent collapse

By | October 18th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, together with The Regional Group of TDs published our Dáil motion highlighting the crisis across the post office network. We are calling on the Government to step up to their commitments to deliver new [...]

17 10, 2020

Bill containing a 10 month imprisonment for those who steal a family pet introduced into the Dáil

By | October 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have co-signed the Bill which would ensure a minimum of a 10-month prison sentence for anyone convicted of stealing a family pet. “In recent months we have seen reports of the theft and resale [...]

12 10, 2020

Athenry Gaelscoil campus to progress to Design Stage

By | October 12th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that the Gaelscoil campus is to be progressed to appointment of Design Team. “Galway Education Training Board (GRETB) have received confirmation and go ahead to put a design team in place and [...]

12 10, 2020

Canney welcomes funding for local towns and villages

By | October 12th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed funding for five towns and villages in County Galway under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Five broadband digital hubs are to be established to enable home working [...]

11 10, 2020

Brownsgrove National School gears up for a classroom extension

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to have received confirmation that Brownsgrove National School has been approved for a new permanent classroom. This is great news for this rural school and following on from the €50,000 CLÁR funding [...]

11 10, 2020

School Secretaries need to have their work recognised

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I support school secretaries in their fight for equal treatment in their pay and conditions at work. There are over 1,000 school secretaries who are being treated unequally by the Department of Education. “I raised [...]