Athenry

Athenry area related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

19 03, 2024

Safe routes to School programme needs to be fully funded to allow works to be carried out.

By | March 19th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Safe Routes to School Scheme is moving too slowly with only 12 schools across County Galway out of 65 registered for the scheme have to date been sanctioned for funding. Even more worrying is [...]

4 01, 2024

New Athenry Fire Station Construction Phase reaching completion

By | January 4th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the fact that the new Fire Station for Athenry is reaching the final stages of construction. “The new single-storey fire station is located at Ballygarraun South, Athenry. It will consist of a 361 [...]

30 11, 2023

I welcome moves by Minister for Transport to clear existing railway line between Athenry and Claremorris

By | November 30th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome moves by the Minister for Transport to clear the existing railway line between Athenry and Claremorris and rebuilding the Ballyglunin bridge in preparation for the opening of the rail line. I welcome the [...]

10 10, 2023

Welcomes decision by Galway County Council to grant planning permission to Production Equipment UC for a new Global Head Quarters in Athenry.

By | October 10th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by Galway County Council to grant planning permission to Production Equipment UC for a new Global Headquarters to be located in Athenry. Production Equipment Europe is a locally owned Irish Business [...]

8 10, 2023

School projects in Athenry need to be progressed as a matter of urgency to meet future demand

By | October 8th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have requested the Department of Education to fast track their building programme for Athenry to meet the increase demand for school places. As the secondary schools in Athenry are holding their open nights and [...]

20 08, 2023

Welcome funding for 3 flooding relief schemes for Galway

By | August 20th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Welcome funding for 3 flooding relief schemes for Galway. I have received confirmation from the Minister for the Office of Public Works that he has today sanctioned funding for three flood relief schemes under the [...]

5 05, 2023

Canney Welcomes 1,000 Jobs Announcement for Athenry

By | May 5th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Sean Canney Independent TD has welcomed the announcement by the IDA that Dexcom Inc., a global leader in continuous glucose monitoring for people with diabetes plans to locate its newest global facility in Athenry Co. [...]

11 03, 2023

Proposals by the Department of Agriculture to push out payment dates for support schemes for farmers is unacceptable

By | March 11th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have expressed his dismay that the department of Agriculture are proposing to push back the payment dates for important agriculture support schemes to farmers. “It is unbelievable that in times of increased cost of [...]

12 02, 2023

Athenry New Schools Projects progressing.

By | February 12th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Education that progress is being made on the building projects to amalgamate Athenry Boys and Athenry Girls National Schools and the proposed Gaelscoil campus. “The Minister has [...]

27 01, 2023

€13 million investment in Athenry Wastewater network project to commence in March

By | January 27th, 2023|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Galway County Council, will commence works to provide an upgrade to the sewer collection system for Athenry will commence in March. The new €13 [...]