24 11, 2020

Canney welcomes reintroduction of Primary Medical Cert Scheme

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

Seán Canney TD has received confirmation from the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe TD at the Oireachtas Committee on Finance that the Primary Medical Certificate Scheme, which was suspended following a court case in June, [...]

24 11, 2020

Canney welcomes advance payments for Sheep Welfare Scheme

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

Seán Canney TD today welcomes the announcement that advance payments for year four of the Sheep Welfare Scheme are now underway. The scheme will see €14,7 million paid to over 18,200 farmers. ‘The advance payments [...]

19 11, 2020

Welcomed the payment of €46.6 million under the new Beef Finisher Payment Scheme

By | November 19th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome this payment as 1,854 Galway farmers benefited with an average payment of €1,177 which equates to almost €2 million “I welcome the supports to farmers at this time. The beef sector needs to [...]

18 11, 2020

Ireland’s progress on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss Ireland’s progress on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. As a member of The Joint Committee on Disability Matters, we as a Committee [...]

15 11, 2020

Calls on the IDA to concentrate efforts to find Industry for Tuam

By | November 15th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the IDA to step up their efforts to locate more industry in Tuam. “Following the announcement of 60 jobs loss in Tuam, I see this development as a reality check and [...]

14 11, 2020

Irish Water’s delivery of new treatment plants is not working

By | November 14th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The decision by the Regional Group of TDs and I to published our motion in relation to wastewater calling on the Government to create a strategic plan to make regional development a reality by investing [...]

12 11, 2020

Welcomes Village Improvements for Corofin

By | November 12th, 2020|Blog, Corofin, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the commencement of the works on the village improvements in Corofin. The new footpaths are being installed together with the pedestrian crossing and 12 new public lights are also being installed. All this [...]

9 11, 2020

Challenges the Government to support for Post Office Network

By | November 9th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to honour their commitment to support the Post Office Network following a Private Members Motion sponsored by my Independent colleagues in the Dáil. “The Post Office Network provides a [...]

5 11, 2020

Highlights the issues facing people with disabilities in Special Dáil Committee

By | November 5th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I raised some of the issues facing people with disabilities in a meeting of the Joint Committee on Disabilities Matters. “Some of the issues that need to be addressed include lack of overnight respite services [...]

4 11, 2020

Calls on Minister for Office of Public Works to bring all Oireachtas members together to get drainage works progressed on the River Shannon

By | November 4th, 2020|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, O P W, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have requested the Minister for the OPW Patrick O ’Donovan TD to organise a meeting of all TD’s along the River Shannon basin whose areas are affected by flooding to put in place a [...]