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Blog related posts and information articles by public representative Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

4 12, 2021

Post Office Network needs to be supported as a National Asset

By | December 4th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to immediately fully implement a commitment to deliver all Government services through the 900-post office network in this country. “In 2020 Grant Thornton estimated that state funding to the [...]

30 11, 2021

Call on Government to fast track supports for private Wastewater Treatment Plants.

By | November 30th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to fast-track funding for existing Wastewater Treatment Plants so that they can be taken in charge by Irish Water. There are in excess of 560 housing estates which have [...]

29 11, 2021

Welcome funding for outdoor adventure projects in Galway East

By | November 29th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €750,000 to three projects in Galway East. ‘Portumna Blueway Wayfinding Sculpture Park has received €499,585 to develop a multi-use shared 2.4k leisure route (Blueway) information, directional and safety signage, a [...]

23 11, 2021

Welcome progress with Abbeyknockmoy Road re-alignment

By | November 23rd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the road re-alignment project through Abbeyknockmoy Village eliminating the very bad bends at the bridge entering the village from Dereen is progressing with the project being prepared for planning permission [...]

23 11, 2021

Welcome progress with installation of pedestrian crossings in Tuam.

By | November 23rd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome progress with the installation of pedestrian crossings in Tuam town. “The installation of pedestrian crossings on the Galway Road, Dunmore Road and Athenry Road are very welcomed additions to the towns infrastructure”. “Galway [...]

22 11, 2021

Urges the Minister for Environment to fast-track legislation to use CCTV in detecting and prosecuting illegal dumping

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

I have urged the Minister for the Environment, Mr Eamon Ryan TD to expedite legislation to provide a lawful basis for local authorities to use CCTV in detecting and prosecuting illegal dumping. The Minister in [...]

13 11, 2021

Flood Relief Scheme for Portumna needs to progress

By | November 13th, 2021|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am concerned that the Flood Relief measures for Portumna which were first identified in the Shannon Catchment Flood Risk Management Plan (FRMP), published in May 2018 have not yet progressed. The proposed scheme, which [...]

13 11, 2021

Welcome progress on new single campus National School for Gort

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

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that the proposed single campus national school at Gort is progressing. The Minister has confirmed that the Developed Design Stage 2a is progressing and that a [...]

9 11, 2021

Small family farms at a crossroads

By | November 9th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I participated in the IFA organised meeting with farmers in Athenry mart last night (Monday). There were in excess of 300 farmers present which demonstrated the concerns of farmers for the very existence. “The Common [...]

9 11, 2021

Welcome appointment of a Senior Podiatrist for Athenry

By | November 9th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that a senior Podiatrist has been appointed to Primary Care and that Primary Care Podiatry will commence service in Athenry next month. “I have been contacted by many [...]