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.

15 02, 2024

Welcomes funding of €40million for Regional and Local roads in Galway County

By | February 15th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the Department of Transport have allocated funding of €39.93 million to Galway County Council for the maintenance and improvements to the Counties Local and Regional roads for 2024. This allocation [...]

10 02, 2024

Urgent Call to Action: Save Our Small Businesses Now!

By | February 10th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

In a shocking revelation on the floor of the Dáil, the Minister for Finance has coldly dismissed the plight of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the nation. Despite heartfelt pleas, the Minister confirmed there [...]

24 01, 2024

Welcomes installation of two Eco Powered cabinets with Defibrillators at Knockma Hill

By | January 24th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to install 2 Two Solar Eco Powered Cabinets complete with defibrillators and cardiac medicine on Knockma. “I thank the NPWS for their prompt [...]

21 01, 2024

Shameful treatment of farmers as grant payments delayed

By | January 21st, 2024|Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I recently criticised the government and in particular the Department of Agriculture for their failure to pay farmers their entitlements due in 2023. Farmers who were sold on the idea of ACRES as a scheme [...]

19 01, 2024

Calls on Government to expedite delivery of new Trinity National School for Tuam

By | January 19th, 2024|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I  have called on the Government to expedite the delivery of the long awaited new national school for Tuam. The three national schools amalgamated into Trinity National School in September 2019 as required by the [...]

5 01, 2024

Meelick Weir plans for additional tourism facilities

By | January 5th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Sean Canney Independent TD has welcomed plans by Waterways Ireland to enhance the tourism offer for Meelick. Following on from the completion of the Weir Walkway over the River Shannon and the success of the [...]

4 01, 2024

New Athenry Fire Station Construction Phase reaching completion

By | January 4th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the fact that the new Fire Station for Athenry is reaching the final stages of construction. “The new single-storey fire station is located at Ballygarraun South, Athenry. It will consist of a 361 [...]

4 01, 2024

Calls on Galway County Council to erect more bus shelters in Tuam

By | January 4th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on Galway County Council to erect a bus shelter on the Joe O Toole Road to facilitate commuters and Bus operators. The bus stop is very popular and with the introduction of [...]

3 01, 2024

Mountbellew Wastewater Treatment Scheme is progressing but needs to be fast tracked to ensure a speedy delivery

By | January 3rd, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have expressed concern at the rate of progress being made on the development of the proposed Wastewater Sewerage Scheme for Mountbellew “Uisce Eireann have confirmed that Mountbellew Wastewater Treatment plant upgrade is currently at [...]

3 01, 2024

Tuam Inner Relief Road must be prioritised to allow Tuam develop to its full potential

By | January 3rd, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway County Council need to prioritise the development of the Inner Relief Road for Tuam town. Tuam is developing since the opening of the Tuam By-Pass and has experienced growth over the last number of [...]