Headford

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

17 06, 2019

RETURN OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL ALLOWANCE

By | June 17th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Back to School Clothing and Footware Allowance will soon be available for eligible families. Budget 2019 provided for €56 million nationally to be made available for the allowance which [...]

11 06, 2019

CHILDCARE GROUPS RECEIVE MORE THAN €300,000 FOR NEW PLACES

By | June 11th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Great news that childcare groups in Galway East have been allocated more than €300,000 in capital funding to boost new childcare places in the constituency. The allocation is part of a €6.5 million investment nationally [...]

7 06, 2019

INCREASED FUNDING FOR PLAYGROUNDS

By | June 7th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I have some good news for children's playgrounds and recreational facilities in Galway East. The Department for Children and Youth Affairs has increased Capital Grant Funding provided to local authorities from €250,000 to €450,000 for [...]

5 06, 2019

BEST OF LUCK TO ALL STUDENTS

By | June 5th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I want to wish all the Junior and Leaving Cert students the very best of luck in the exams starting today. It is important to bear in mind that you have done a lot of [...]

5 06, 2019

CHECK IT OUT!

By | June 5th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Our most precious commodity is our health and Wednesday June 12 offers everyone in the Headford area an opportunity to check out how they are getting on. The Solas Family Resource Centre is inviting all [...]

31 05, 2019

€500,000 FOR MEN’S SHEDS

By | May 31st, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

As Minister of State in the Department of Rural and Community Development, I am delighted to announce today that Men's Sheds will be receiving €500,000 from the Dormant Accounts Fund. We have 400 Men's Sheds [...]

14 05, 2019

NEW SECURITY INITIATIVES ANNOUNCED TO MAKE RURAL IRELAND SAFER

By | May 14th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

My Department has launched two new initiatives to make isolated, vulnerable and older people in Rural Ireland safer in their homes. The Department for Rural and Community Development is funding the provision of carbon monoxide [...]

30 04, 2019

GETTING READY FOR THE BIG HELLO

By | April 30th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

THE BIG HELLO There are going to be 43 community events all over County Galway this Bank Holiday Weekend to mark the Big Hello, Ireland's first ever National Community Weekend. There are a huge variety [...]

14 04, 2019

CALL FOR RURAL REGENERATION FUND APPLICATIONS

By | April 14th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

RURAL REGENERATION FUND APPLICATIONS This week I attended the Rural Opportunities roadshow in Donegal run by my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. The roadshow has been run in all four provinces to [...]

5 04, 2019

SENIORS ALERT SCHEME

By | April 5th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

SENIORS ALERT SCHEME I am advising people considering using the Seniors Alert Scheme, which provides personal monitored alarms, that they may be able to use a SIM card with the system if they do not [...]