Education

Education related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD located in Tuam, for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

3 04, 2020

COVID-19 MEASURES: SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANTS

By | April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

No school will have less Special Needs Assistant support in September 2020 than they currently have. Special Needs Assistants who are currently employed will still have their jobs in the next school year. Schools can [...]

20 03, 2020

LATEST GOVERNMENT ADVICE ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

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

When will schools reopen? · The Department of Education remains in close contact with the Chief Medical Officer in relation to school closures. This is under constant review. · The Taoiseach has reiterated the position [...]

19 03, 2020

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON STATE EXAMINATIONS

By | March 19th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Minister for Education Joe McHugh TD announced a series of measures today to ease pressure on students who are preparing for exams while schools are closed All Leaving Certificate oral language tests have been [...]

12 03, 2020

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT MARCH 12

By | March 12th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Dail Visits, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Newsletter, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Full Statement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar On measures to tackle Covid-19 Washington, 12 March 2020 Good morning, I need to speak to you about Coronavirus and Covid19. For the past few weeks, the Government [...]

3 03, 2020

ATHENRY GAELSCOIL CAMPUS MOVING AHEAD

By | March 3rd, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Department of Education that it is finalising the accommodation schedules for the new Gaelscoil campus in Athenry. The Department has also confirmed that once the schedules are ready, the [...]

3 03, 2020

IMMEDIATE RESOLUTION NEEDED TO RESOLVE PLANNING OVERSIGHT AT CLARIN COLLEGE

By | March 3rd, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Athenry's new €20 million Clarin College building is being prevented from opening because of a planning oversight. There is huge frustration that the construction of the college has been completed but it cannot be opened [...]

2 03, 2020

GALWAY LIBRARIES ALLOCATED MORE THAN €28,000 FOR SENSORY FACILITIES

By | March 2nd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway library network has been allocated €28,698 by the Department of Rural and Community Development towards the provision of sensory facilities around the county. I am delighted that my Department is supporting libraries in this [...]

10 02, 2020

Sean Canney TD Elected to 33rd Dail

By | February 10th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

"On behalf of myself and my family, a sincere Thank You to the people of Galway East for re-electing me to represent them in Dail Eireann for the coming five years. I will do my [...]

6 02, 2020

€20 MILLION ATHENRY COLLEGE COULD BE DELAYED OVER FOOTBRIDGE

By | February 6th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am taking to task the Department of Education over the construction of a footbridge which threatens to significantly delay the opening of the new Clarin College in Athenry. The footbridge over the Clarin River [...]

26 01, 2020

SCHOOL SECRETARIES MUST BE GIVEN RECOGNITION

By | January 26th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The issue of recognition for school secretaries must be resolved once and for all. Presently there are school secretaries who are not recognised as employees and are not benefiting from the same rights and entitlements [...]