Athenry

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

13 07, 2021

Welcome progress with installation of footbridge in Athenry

By | July 13th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that they have issued tender documents to contractors for the construction of a footbridge to provide pedestrian access to Clarin College Athenry. “The footbridge was planned and [...]

22 06, 2021

Welcome new study on the feasibility of the Western Rail Corridor

By | June 22nd, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the publication of the Bradley Report on the feasibility of the Western Rail Corridor Phase 2 and Phase 3. The Report sets out the capital cost of €154 million and demonstrates a cost [...]

13 05, 2021

Welcomes Heritage Council funding of €67,000.00 for Loughrea and Athenry

By | May 13th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of grants assistance of €67,000.00 for Heritage projects for the towns of Loughrea and Gort. “A grant of €25,000 has been awarded to Galway County Council for the Athenry Town Walls [...]

6 04, 2021

Gaelscoil Athenry campus progresses to Design Stage

By | April 6th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Department of Education that the Gaelscoil campus for Athenry has been devolved to Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) “The next stage is for the GRETB to procure [...]

13 02, 2021

Welcome appointment of Design Team for Athenry Fire Station

By | February 13th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed that Galway County Council have today appointed the Design Team to prepare the design and tender documents for the new first station for Athenry. “I am delighted that this project is [...]

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 [...]

8 09, 2020

I welcome €1 million additional funding delivered for Galway County Council

By | September 8th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from Minister for Housing and Local Government Darragh O’Brien that he has signed off on the €1 million in additional funding for Galway County Council. The once off exceptional allowance must [...]

1 09, 2020

Welcome funding for Active Travel Measures for Regional & Local Roads

By | September 1st, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €2,688,095 for works to various measures across the county from the Department of Transport. Works include additional footpaths, pedestrian crossings, zebra crossing and signalised crossing, replacement of existing footpath. The [...]

24 07, 2020

Streetscape Enhancement Scheme for Athenry

By | July 24th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I encourage all residential and commercial property owners to apply for the Streetscape Enhancement Pilot Grant Scheme for Athenry. The Scheme is put in place to support property owners in providing quality improvement works to [...]

19 07, 2020

Welcome for progress on undergrounding of overhead cables in Athenry

By | July 19th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Headford Area, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the fact that the Part 8 Planning application for the undergrounding of services in the centre of Athenry is prepared and will be submitted to the planners in Galway County Council shortly. ‘Athenry [...]