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

22 04, 2021

Important notice for School Transport applications 2021/2022

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

Bus Éireann is reminding parents to apply online for their school transport application for the 2021/2022 school year by Friday, 30 April 2021. This only applies to new pupils starting Primary school or moving to [...]

13 04, 2021

Craughwell NS Extension moves closer to construction

By | April 13th, 2021|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the tender evaluation for the extension of Craughwell NS is complete and the tender report is now submitted to the Department of Education for approval. “Once the Department approve the [...]

6 04, 2021

Call on the Government to fast track the development of the new National School Campus for Tuam

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

I am concerned that progress is very slow in developing a new 32 classroom National School Campus for the recently amalgamated 3 national schools in Tuam. “The three national schools St. Pat’s, Mercy and Presentation [...]

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 [...]

6 03, 2021

Welcome progress being made on the classroom extension to Seamount College, Kinvara

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

I welcome the progress on the extension to Seamount College. The contractor is on site and works have commenced with the raft being poured next week. The €2 million investment in the addition of 6 [...]

2 02, 2021

Concerned the Minister for Education is not hearing the concerns of all parents

By | February 2nd, 2021|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have raised concerns that the Minister for Education is not hearing the concerns for the two largest National Organisations who represent 340,000 parents / guardians. “The Catholic Secondary Schools Parents Association (CSSPA) and the [...]

20 01, 2021

Calls for a Mediator to be appointed to resolve Special Needs Education as a matter of urgency

By | January 20th, 2021|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have today proposed that a facilitator be brought in to help solve the impasse in relation to Special Needs Education. There is too much public rhetoric and now we need a solution “At a [...]

22 10, 2020

Galway school and students honoured for water conservation efforts

By | October 22nd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Congratulations to students Alex Browne, Gary Warren and Brian Igoe from St Jarlath’s College, Tuam, Co. Galway who were named as Regional Ambassadors for their work on the Green-Schools Water Ambassador Programme. The programme 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 [...]

11 10, 2020

Brownsgrove National School gears up for a classroom extension

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to have received confirmation that Brownsgrove National School has been approved for a new permanent classroom. This is great news for this rural school and following on from the €50,000 CLÁR funding [...]