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.

28 05, 2020

RESTART GRANT INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

By | May 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. It opened for applications on May 22 and will close on August [...]

27 05, 2020

LAUNCH OF TOWN AND VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME 2020

By | May 27th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announce that the €15 million Town and Village Renewal Scheme has been launched today. I am urging East Galway communities, businesses and organisations to apply for funding. The scheme will support [...]

25 05, 2020

€5 MILLION CLÁR PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

By | May 25th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announced the launch of the €5 million CLÁR scheme for 2020. This is a very important scheme for Rural Ireland and I am urging Galway community groups, schools, clubs and health [...]

23 05, 2020

LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

By | May 23rd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This week, as Minister for Natural Resources, I joined Geological Survey Ireland staff by Zoom for the launch of Geoscience Ireland's report on the formation and maintenance of a successful business cluster. Geoscience Ireland was [...]

22 05, 2020

TIDYTOWNS FUNDING FOR GALWAY STILL AVAILABLE

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

I am delighted that my department has decided to continue to make TidyTowns funding for 2020 available even though the competition for this year has been cancelled. It was disappointing but unavoidable the 2020 competition [...]

22 05, 2020

RESTART GRANT FUND FOR BUSINESSES OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS TODAY

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

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. The scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5 [...]

22 05, 2020

WELCOME SUPPORTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES FROM AN POST

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

An Post has announced €2 million worth of business supports for Small and Medium Enterprises. The package of measures includes the introduction of a €1 million direct mail marketing fund for SMEs, discounted prices for [...]

21 05, 2020

REMINDER: THE COVID-19 INNOVATE TOGETHER FUND

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

The deadline for applications to the COVID-19 Innovate Together Philanthropy Fund is next Wednesday May 27. The fund is aimed at supporting charities, community/voluntary organisations and social enterprises with the challenges faced by the crisis. [...]

20 05, 2020

WESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PLAYS A LEADING ROLE IN REGIONAL GROWTH

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

The Western Development Commission (WDC) plays a central role in developing policy for the Western region and promoting the West as a place for living, working and doing business. One of my key political policies [...]

19 05, 2020

FUNDING CARRY-OVER FOR EAST GALWAY SHOWS

By | May 19th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Many shows cannot proceed in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic but I am delighted that my Department, the Department of Rural and Community Development, has decided that the funding offered for this year can [...]