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

23 04, 2019

UP TO 60,000 PARENTS TO RECEIVE NEW PAID LEAVE

By | April 23rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Paid Parental Leave I very much welcome the publication of proposed new legislation today, which means up to 60,000 parents are set to receive paid parental leave from November. All parents will each be entitled [...]

8 04, 2019

AN TAISCE HAS OVERSTEPPED THE MARK ON MEAT AND DAIRY

By | April 8th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

AN TAISCE HAS OVERSTEPPED THE MARK An Taisce has overstepped the mark in encouraging schoolchildren to reduce their meat and dairy intake. Overall, I welcome the Green Schools' initiative launched last week but the lesson [...]

22 03, 2019

EARLY LEARNING PROVIDERS SHOULD SEEK NEW FUNDING

By | March 22nd, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

EARLY LEARNING PROVIDERS SHOULD SEEK NEW FUNDING I am urging all early learning and care providers to apply for funding under the Programme Support Payment that is being made available from June by the Department [...]

15 12, 2018

Funding for Galway Autism Partnership approved by Minister Seán Canney

By | December 15th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Funding for Galway Autism Partnership approved by Minister Seán Canney I have today approved funding of €30,719 to support Galway Autism Partnership. ‘The money will fund an inclusive and extensive calendar of support to parents, [...]

17 11, 2018

Canney welcomes lifting of Boil Notice for Barrack Street, Loughrea

By | November 17th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes lifting of Boil Notice for Barrack Street, Loughrea I have today received confirmation that the Boil Water Notice has been lifted in Barrack Street Loughrea. The Boil Water Notice had been put in [...]

4 10, 2018

Canney welcomes funding for Cancer Care West bus

By | October 4th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes funding for Cancer Care West bus I welcome the provision of €100,000 in funding for the provision of a 25-seat passenger bus for Cancer Care West. ‘Cancer Care West was one of 27 [...]

26 09, 2018

Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration Walk 2018

By | September 26th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration Walk 2018 The Survivor’s Celebration Walk has become Tuam Cancer Care’s biggest annual fundraising event. This year the walk takes place on Sunday 14th October, in The Place Grounds Tuam, [...]

21 09, 2018

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) briefing

By | September 21st, 2018|Blog, Dail Visits, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) briefing I attended a briefing in Dáil Éireann yesterday from the families of people suffering Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). I had the honour of meeting with Cilian Mearns and Grace O'Malley [...]

19 09, 2018

European Day without a Road Death

By | September 19th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

European Day without a Road Death Today, Wednesday 19th September, is European Day without a Road Death. The campaign aims to ensure that no one dies on European roads on Edward Day. All road users [...]

11 09, 2018

Taoiseach confirms funding for Old Grove site

By | September 11th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Taoiseach confirms funding for Old Grove site Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, speaking in Tuam last Friday evening, confirmed to me that funding was available in the HSE capital budget to proceed with the refurbishment of the [...]