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.

18 07, 2019

EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK FINANCING FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The European Investment Bank's (EIB) approval of €4.8 billion in new financing for investment rural areas, energy transition, transport and the private sector is very welcome. It includes support for projects to improve communications in [...]

18 07, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

While attending the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York, I had the honour of giving the keynote address at a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) side event at the Permanent Mission of Ireland [...]

18 07, 2019

CRINNIÚ @ PORTUMNA!

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

There is a full programme of events this Saturday July 20 to celebrate Portumna's rich heritage and its link to Lough Derg. Events for Crinniú include a conference entitled Portumna: A Celebration of People, Place [...]

17 07, 2019

WELCOME GRANT FOR HEADFORD MUSIC WORKS

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

I want to congratulate Headford Music Works for its award of €4,692 from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht towards the purchase of musical instruments. The group is one of 34 not--for-profit and [...]

17 07, 2019

TUAM PRIMARY CARE CENTRE OPENING HOURS

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

The opening hours for Tuam Primary Care Centre are not fit for purpose and the HSE nationally needs to sort out the problem as a matter of urgency. We have a ridiculous situation whereby Tuam [...]

16 07, 2019

IRELAND’S HIDDEN HEARTLANDS WEBSITE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME

By | July 16th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Failte Ireland are providing a training and investment programme to help Visitor Attractions and Activity Providers in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands to attract more customers by improving their websites. The purpose of the website improvement programme [...]

15 07, 2019

OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS SUPPORTING OLDER PEOPLE TO SEEK NEW FUNDING

By | July 15th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I am urging community and voluntary support groups for older people to seek funding from a new €1 million Government grant scheme. I am delighted that new funding is being made available for these very [...]

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 [...]

15 07, 2019

UNDER STARTER’S ORDERS FOR RACE WEEK IN AID OF TUAM CANCER CARE

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

If you are looking for the perfect way to start Race Week, look no further than the Ard Ri House Hotel in Tuam. They are kick-starting the Galway Race Festival 2019 with their annual fundraising [...]

13 07, 2019

DUNKELLIN BRIDGE UPDATE

By | July 13th, 2019|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, O P W|0 Comments

Construction work at Dunkellin Bridge has begun again following approval from the Office of Public Works. Today I met with the contractors, engineers and the OPW on site. I re-emphasized the concerns of local people [...]