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18 10, 2020

Welcomes announcement of €56 million to Galway Farmers

By | October 18th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

“I welcome the announcement that advance payments under the Basic Payment Scheme, worth in excess of €56 million to Galway farmers, have commenced today. These payments are a vital support for farmers across the county [...]

18 10, 2020

Government needs to support the Post Offices to prevent collapse

By | October 18th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I, together with The Regional Group of TDs published our Dáil motion highlighting the crisis across the post office network. We are calling on the Government to step up to their commitments to deliver new [...]

17 10, 2020

Bill containing a 10 month imprisonment for those who steal a family pet introduced into the Dáil

By | October 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have co-signed the Bill which would ensure a minimum of a 10-month prison sentence for anyone convicted of stealing a family pet. “In recent months we have seen reports of the theft and resale [...]

12 10, 2020

Athenry Gaelscoil campus to progress to Design Stage

By | October 12th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that the Gaelscoil campus is to be progressed to appointment of Design Team. “Galway Education Training Board (GRETB) have received confirmation and go ahead to put a design team in place and [...]

12 10, 2020

Canney welcomes funding for local towns and villages

By | October 12th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney has welcomed funding for five towns and villages in County Galway under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Five broadband digital hubs are to be established to enable home working [...]

11 10, 2020

Brownsgrove National School gears up for a classroom extension

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to have received confirmation that Brownsgrove National School has been approved for a new permanent classroom. This is great news for this rural school and following on from the €50,000 CLÁR funding [...]

11 10, 2020

School Secretaries need to have their work recognised

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I support school secretaries in their fight for equal treatment in their pay and conditions at work. There are over 1,000 school secretaries who are being treated unequally by the Department of Education. “I raised [...]

9 10, 2020

Case for Regional Ireland presented to Ministers Donohoe and McGrath ahead of Budget

By | October 9th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Galway East TD Seán Canney, along with his colleagues in the Regional Independent group of TDs presented their pre-Budget submission to the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform at a [...]

5 10, 2020

I welcome funding for local charities from the COVID-19 Stability Fund

By | October 5th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome funding for some local charities from the COVID-19 Stability Fund. “This was a scheme that was devised by Michael Ring and I from the Dormant Account Fund when we were in Ministerial office [...]

2 10, 2020

Welcome progress on Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme

By | October 2nd, 2020|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, O P W, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by Galway County Council that the Feasibility Report for the Gort Lowlands have identified a potential scheme that is both environmentally acceptable and cost beneficial. “This is great news for the [...]