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

28 08, 2022

Calls on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco

By | August 28th, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco. “Since the announcement of free transport her Department are unable to cope with the demand. There has [...]

23 08, 2022

Minister needs to intervene to resolve to School transport fiasco

By | August 23rd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Minister for Education to intervene and immediately sort out the school bus fiasco. I have received calls from hundreds of parents who have been refused bus tickets despite their willingness [...]

22 08, 2022

School Transport in disarray as parents are being refused bus tickets

By | August 22nd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received many representations from concerned parents that their children are not getting school bus tickets this year despite the fact that they got them in previous years. “The Government announced free transport to [...]

29 06, 2022

Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board to appoint a Design Team for the new National School for Tuam

By | June 29th, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that GRETB have now signed a service level agreement with the Department of Education to deliver the new amalgamated Primary School for Tuam The Department have [...]

3 06, 2022

Department of Education confirm no funding available for a Sports Hall for Seamount College, Kinvara, Co. Galway.

By | June 3rd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Department of Education confirm no funding available for a Sports Hall for Seamount College, Kinvara, Co. Galway. I have received confirmation from the Minister for Education that there is no funding presently available to build [...]

23 05, 2022

July Provision Summer Programme for children attending special schools is not being delivered.

By | May 23rd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have expressed concern that the July Provisions is not being made available to all Special Needs Schools. “The committee have received feedback from parents indicating that 26 of 126 special schools have advised parents [...]

31 03, 2022

Welcome designation of the Atlantic Technological University from tomorrow 1st April

By | March 31st, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The designation of the Atlantic Technological University for Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Donegal is a positive move and will provide a positive impact to the economy in the region and the country at large. “As [...]

23 03, 2022

Welcome acceptance by Forsa of offer of improved pay and conditions for School Secretaries and Caretakers

By | March 23rd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the overwhelming endorsement by school secretaries who voted in favour of accepting the Department of Education’s offer of improved pay and conditions. “The Department of Education, school management bodies and Fórsa have been [...]

8 02, 2022

School Transport Application Process now open for 2022 / 2023

By | February 8th, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I urge Parents and Guardians of school children to ensure that they apply for school transport for their children got the school year 2022 / 2023 Applications for school transport for the new school year [...]

4 02, 2022

Athenry National Schools amalgamation progressing

By | February 4th, 2022|Athenry Area, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD that the proposal to amalgamate Athenry Boys NS and Athenry Girls NS is progressing. The Minister has confirmed that the Patron/Trustees of the [...]