Galway East

Galway East Constituency posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway. The constituency is located in the heart of the West of Ireland. It was created for the 1937 general election, when the former Galway constituency was split. Namely, Galway East and Galway West. It was abolished in 1948 and recreated in 1961. It was abolished again in 1969 and recreated in its current form in 1977.

11 06, 2024

Regional Group of TDs Champion Farming Protections ahead of Nature Restoration Law Vote

By | June 11th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with the Regional Group of TDs has taken a significant step to address the concerns of farmers across Ireland by moving a motion in Dáil Éireann next Wednesday (12th June) to secure a [...]

7 06, 2024

Welcomes National Broadband Plan connection available for Galway homes near Portumna.

By | June 7th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan on behalf of the Government, has said that over 3,007 Galway properties [...]

30 05, 2024

€200k for Planning of Station Quarter Tuam granted to Galway County Council

By | May 30th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Welcomes funding of €200k for the Planning of the Station Quarter which has been granted to Galway County Council. This funding is a game changer for the town in terms of developing the station quarter [...]

28 05, 2024

Expressed concern at the increase in waiting times for Podiatry services in Galway.

By | May 28th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the HSE that presently there are over 1200 patients on waiting lists for podiatry services in Galway. This up from the February waiting numbers of 686 patients. “There are two [...]

27 05, 2024

Welcomes Installation of the Audiology Clinic in Tuam Primary Care Centre.

By | May 27th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Head of Primary Care Services that the Audiology Clinic is being installed in Tuam Primary Care Centre and will be up and running by the beginning of August. Presently [...]

14 05, 2024

Welcomes completion of the Kilrickle / Kilcooley water supply project.

By | May 14th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I congratulate the communities in Kilrickle, Kilcooley and Cappataggle on the completion and turning on of water to the houses and farms. The pipework network has now been completed on the Kilrickle Water Supply Scheme [...]

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Tuam Town Hall

By | May 13th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €3.6 million for the refurbishment of Tuam Town Hall. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Athenry Town Centre Regeneration

By | May 13th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €6 million for the development of Athenry Town Centre. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

9 05, 2024

Welcomes €1.6m Government funding for sport equipment to various sporting organisations in County Galway.

By | May 9th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been notified that the Department of Sport & Tourism have today allocated €1.6m to various sporting organisations in Co Galway. “This funding will aid sporting organisations to purchase much needed equipment such as [...]

4 05, 2024

Government need to re-examine the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not workable in many parts of the country

By | May 4th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have asked Government to review the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not working in areas of the country where the density levels cannot be achieved. “The amount of equity being put forward under [...]