Education

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

8 08, 2019

GALWAY MEN IN SKILLS OLYMPICS

By | August 8th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

I want to wish all the very best to the two young Galway men who will be setting of shortly to represent Ireland at the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Russia later this month. Apprentice Jack [...]

1 08, 2019

GALWAY YOUTH PROJECTS AND SERVICES TO RECEIVE €61,000 IN FUNDING

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the announcement of funding for youth projects and youth services by Minister Katherine Zappone TD. The youth services in Galway to benefit include CAPE Project, East Galway Youth Service, Forum Adolescent [...]

15 07, 2019

CONSTRUCTION UNDER WAY AT ST OLIVER’S SCHOOL, TUAM

By | July 15th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I recently visited the site of the new €4.3 million St Oliver's Special School in Tuam. It is great to see construction under way on what will be a state of the art school. The [...]

11 07, 2019

ENSURING PROGRESS FOR CRAUGHWELL NATIONAL SCHOOL EXTENSION

By | July 11th, 2019|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I have held urgent talks to ensure that the expansion project for Craughwell National School moves ahead without further delay. I met this week with the school's Board of Management and the architectural team from [...]

10 07, 2019

Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)

By | July 10th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

A reminder to all parents and students that the closing date for priority new applications for grants under the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) system is tomorrow July 11. A quick way to check eligibility [...]

5 07, 2019

EMERGENCY FUNDING GRANTED FOR BALLINDERREEN NATIONAL SCHOOL

By | July 5th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News|0 Comments

I am very pleased that emergency funding has been approved to provide additional special needs facilities at Ballinderreen Mixed National School. Funding has been allocated by the Department of Education and Skills' Building Unit. The [...]

28 06, 2019

GREAT NEWS FOR GORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL

By | June 28th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Gort Community School has received funding approval to commission a design team for a €4.1 million project to build a wide range of additional classrooms and facilities. This is a major move forward for the [...]

17 06, 2019

RETURN OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL ALLOWANCE

By | June 17th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Back to School Clothing and Footware Allowance will soon be available for eligible families. Budget 2019 provided for €56 million nationally to be made available for the allowance which [...]

7 06, 2019

INCREASED FUNDING FOR PLAYGROUNDS

By | June 7th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I have some good news for children's playgrounds and recreational facilities in Galway East. The Department for Children and Youth Affairs has increased Capital Grant Funding provided to local authorities from €250,000 to €450,000 for [...]

5 06, 2019

ST OLIVER’S SCHOOL

By | June 5th, 2019|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have more good news for Tuam with the investment of €4.3 million in a new special needs school for St Oliver’s School. I have been informed by officials in the Department of Education that [...]