Education

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

18 10, 2019

Headford Schools receive funding under the Emergency Works Scheme

By | October 18th, 2019|Blog, Education, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Minister of State Seán Canney T.D. has today received confirmation from the Department of Education that Presentation College Headford and Headford Boy’s National School have both been allocated funding for Mechanical works under the Emergency [...]

17 10, 2019

Canney welcomes funding for Institutes of Technology

By | October 17th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minister of State Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Education of funding of €2 million to the Connacht Ulster Alliance (CUA) which comprises of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Sligo Institute of Technology (Sligo IT) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LIT).

10 10, 2019

PROGRESS FOR CLARIN COLLEGE

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

Construction work on the new Clarin College, Athenry, is making great progress. We will soon have another first class education facility in the town.

7 10, 2019

Monivea National School – Official Opening

By | October 7th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Monivea Area|0 Comments

Great occasion with speeches from the Principal Joanne Geoghegan, Archbishop Michael Neary, chair of the Board of Management Adrian Hovenden and contractor Pat Loftus.

4 10, 2019

INTO BUDGET SUBMISSION

By | October 4th, 2019|Blog, Education, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I met Patricia Boyle, Principal of Brownesgrove NS and Tommy Greally, Principal of Lavally NS

3 10, 2019

BREAKTHROUGH IN SCHOOL SECRETARIES DISPUTE

By | October 3rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I was very pleased to assist in brokering an agreement for the secretaries' and caretakers' union Fórsa and the Department of Education to go into the Workplace Relations Commission with a view to reaching a resolution.

29 09, 2019

PROGRESS FOR CRAUGHWELL NATIONAL SCHOOL

By | September 29th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Emergency roof works at Craughwell National School are to go to tender with the works expected to be carried out during the mid-term break. The work is being procured by the Office of Public Works [...]

24 09, 2019

HAVE “ONE GOOD IDEA” FOR CLIMATE ACTION

By | September 24th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am urging Galway primary and post primary students to come up with One Good Idea about energy saving and climate action and then to make a short film about it.

23 09, 2019

RESTORE THE REHABILITATIVE TRAINING ALLOWANCE

By | September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Rehabilitative Training Allowance for people with disabilities should be restored as a matter of urgency. The weekly allowance of €31.80 is currently being paid to 3,700 trainees but 400 students and new entrants will [...]

17 09, 2019

CALLING ALL YOUNG SCIENTISTS!

By | September 17th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling on students from across Galway to submit their entries for the 2020 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE).