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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

20 01, 2020

Nomination Parers for General Election 2020

By | January 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I handed in my nomination papers today for the General Election on Saturday February 8 to Returning Officer Marian Chambers Higgins. I am standing for re-election as an Independent in Galway East. If you are [...]

20 01, 2020

DESIGN TEAM TO BE APPOINTED FOR ATHENRY GAELSCOIL CAMPUS

By | January 20th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Plans for Athenry's Gaelscoil Campus are making progress with a design team for the project about to be appointed. I have received confirmation of the imminent appointment from the Minister for Education Joe McHugh TD [...]

20 01, 2020

GENERAL ELECTION BACKING FROM COUNTY GALWAY INDEPENDENTS

By | January 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Several Independent Galway County Councillors have come out in support of me for the General Election. Cllr Tim Broderick Kilconnell, Cllr Geraldine Donohue Gort, Cllr Pat Hynes Loughrea, Cllr Gabe Cronnelly Athenry, Cllr James Charity [...]

19 01, 2020

SATURDAY CANVASS

By | January 19th, 2020|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I had a busy day canvassing in Headford and Belclare today. I visited the Mart in Headford this morning and met up with Conor Jennings before meeting the team and canvassing the town and surrounding [...]

19 01, 2020

VOTER REGISTRATION

By | January 19th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

A reminder that the deadline for voter registration for the General Election is Wednesday January 22. If you have changed address or a new voter you can use checktheregister.ie to check if you are registered. [...]

17 01, 2020

DANGEROUS JUNCTION AT CLOUGHANOVER MUST BE MADE SAFE

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

I have written to Galway County Council to highlight a dangerous junction at Cloughanover on the N84 between Galway and Headford. The right turn, which is the main access to Cloughanover National School, is very [...]

17 01, 2020

PROGRESS FOR TUAM MENTAL HEALTH DAY CENTRE

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

I have received confirmation that the tender process has begun to appoint a building contractor for the new Tuam Mental Health Day Centre. The centre will be constructed at the site of the Old Grove [...]

17 01, 2020

GALWAY EAST COMMUNITY PROJECTS RECEIVE MORE THAN €66,000 IN FUNDING

By | January 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Sporting|0 Comments

Two Galway East projects have received a total of more than €66,000 in LEADER funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. Ballinderreen GAA has been allocated €56,996 for its Disability Access Programme and [...]

16 01, 2020

CANVASSING IN TUAM

By | January 16th, 2020|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

On the canvas in Tuam this evening, where I dropped in on the pop-up Corofin Shop ahead of the All Ireland Club Football Final on Sunday. Pictured with me are Christoir Mannion, Mary Burke, Padraic [...]

16 01, 2020

SHEEP WELFARE SCHEME

By | January 16th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The fourth year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence on February 1 2020. Existing participants in the scheme will be automatically enrolled and will not need to take any action should they wish to [...]