Gort

Gort Area related posts and information articles by public representative Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

28 08, 2022

Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action

By | August 28th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action “I have called on the Government to immediately introduce emergency regulations to reverse the decision by the ESB to decommission the wind turbines in Derrybrien, [...]

4 08, 2022

Welcomes funding for Galway East under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS)

By | August 4th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the funding for Walking trials under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. Projects to benefit include Gort Riverwalk €27,424, Monivea Woods €27,000, Hymany Trail €28,316. Mucky Boots Trail, Carrabane €29,250, Kilconnell Eco Park €50,000, [...]

19 04, 2022

Calls on Government to take over Derrybrien Wind Farm in the interest of security of electricity supply

By | April 19th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have stated that the 70 turbine electricity producing facility at Derrybrien Co. Galway should not be decommissioned. In a time when we require security of electricity supply it is unbelievable that the ESB are [...]

25 01, 2022

Welcome funding of €7,875,000 for active travel projects in County Galway for 2022.

By | January 25th, 2022|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €7,875,000in funding for Active Travel Projects in County Galway as announced by the Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D. He confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds [...]

6 01, 2022

Welcome the allocation of Funding for the regeneration of Gort Town Centre from the Rural Regeneration Development Fund

By | January 6th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €798,584.00 from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund to redesign the Market Square and Cannon Quinn Park in Gort. The project aims to [...]

10 12, 2021

Welcome funding for Town Centre First Plans for Gort

By | December 10th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement by Minister Heather Humphreys that Gort has been chosen as one of the 26 towns in the country which will be provided with 100,000 to support the development of its own [...]

13 11, 2021

Welcome progress on new single campus National School for Gort

By | November 13th, 2021|Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Minister for Education that the proposed single campus national school at Gort is progressing. The Minister has confirmed that the Developed Design Stage 2a is progressing and that a [...]

25 03, 2021

South Galway Flood Relief Scheme

By | March 25th, 2021|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with Independent Councillor Geraldine Donohue are calling residents in the Gort Lowlands Region of County Galway to have their say on the South Galway Flood Relief Scheme. “If for some reason you are [...]

21 03, 2021

Public Consultation with landowners and homeowners on the Gort Flood Relief Scheme

By | March 21st, 2021|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from Patrick O’Donavan TD Minister of the OPW that further Public Consultation with landowners and homeowners will be held in Gort once the COVID restrictions are lifted. “At present there is [...]

23 02, 2021

South Galway (Gort Lowlands) Flood Relief Scheme Feasibility Study Report Published

By | February 23rd, 2021|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the publication of the South Galway (Gort Lowlands) Flood Relief Scheme Feasibility Report which has proven that a scheme to create flood relief is feasible and show a cost benefit. “The flooding in [...]