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.

25 01, 2020

EXTENSION GRANTED FOR PRESENTATION COLLEGE HEADFORD

By | January 25th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Great news for Presentation College, Headford, today that the school has been given approval for a major extension by the Department of Education and Skills. It means the school's capacity will increase by 300 pupils [...]

24 01, 2020

NEW EQUIPMENT FOR TUAM GOLF CLUB

By | January 24th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I visited Tuam Golf Club recently. The club has been upgrading its course and facilities following a Government grant of €94,391. It was a significant investment in the club, which was part of a range [...]

24 01, 2020

€70,000 FOR ABBEY KYLEMORE GROUP WATER SCHEME

By | January 24th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Abbey Kylemore Group Water Scheme in Loughrea has been allocated €70,000 to replace a section of the scheme's water mains. The scheme asked for my support in their application to the Department of Housing, Planning [...]

23 01, 2020

Newsletter for Loughrea and Portumna areas.

By | January 23rd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Newsletter, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Newsletter for Loughrea and Portumna Areas. My 2020 Newsletter for the Loughrea and Portumna area includes updates on Loughrea Town Hall, Portumna Castle, Loughrea Water Supply, Kilreekil Group Water Scheme, Meelick Weir, Flood Relief, Schools, [...]

22 01, 2020

Newsletter for Gort and Kinvara Areas

By | January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Newsletter, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Newsletter for Gort and Kinvara Areas. It includes updates on Flood Relief Schemes, Schools, Roads, Funding Supports for Rural Ireland, the National Broadband Plan, Biogas, Jobs, Agriculture, Water Schemes, Tourism, Heritage, Sport and more. Click [...]

22 01, 2020

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL

By | January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There was a great turn out when I met my canvassers last night to update them on the campaign. I hope we will meet as many of you as possible over the next few weeks.

22 01, 2020

CANVASS IN CASTLEHACKETT

By | January 22nd, 2020|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Great canvass in Castlehackett today with Mark Curley. On the way, I met Kevin O'Brien with the Andy Kerrigan Cup picking up his children!

21 01, 2020

BUILDING BEGINS ON ATHENRY BIA INNOVATOR

By | January 21st, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Building is under way on Athenry's multi-million euro BIA Innovator food science campus. I visited the site this week and I was delighted to see that construction has begun. The BIA Innovator is a huge [...]

21 01, 2020

€33.8 MILLION BOOST FOR GALWAY COUNTY ROADS

By | January 21st, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway County Council has been allocated €33.8 million for regional and local roads for 2020, including €1.2 million for the Athenry Relief Road. This is a very significant investment in the county's roads infrastructure. Some [...]

20 01, 2020

Nomination Parers for General Election 2020

By | January 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I handed in my nomination papers today for the General Election on Saturday February 8 to Returning Officer Marian Chambers Higgins. I am standing for re-election as an Independent in Galway East. If you are [...]