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24 05, 2019

SWEDISH ROYAL VISIT

By | May 24th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Today I had the pleasure of opening the Ireland-Sweden Digital Infrastructure Summit 2019 today at Ericsson in Athlone. I held a very informative bilateral meetings with the Swedish Minister for Energy and Digital Development Anders [...]

23 05, 2019

TAOISEACH SUPPORTS NEW PORTIUNCULA UNIT

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

I was very pleased to hear the Taoiseach say this week that the new 50-bed unit for Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, should happen as soon as possible. It is a very positive sign. The Taoiseach acknowledged [...]

22 05, 2019

REHAB FUNDING WELCOME

By | May 22nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I very much welcome news that the Government has agreed to provide an additional €2 million in funding for Rehab. The group faced a funding crisis as a result of additional health services it provided [...]

22 05, 2019

ENTERPRISE EXCELLENCE IRELAND

By | May 22nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

I was honoured to open the Enterprise Excellence Ireland Conference 2019 in Croke Park this morning. The conference brings together companies and organisations from across Ireland and Europe to discuss the implementation of Lean management [...]

20 05, 2019

GONE FISHIN

By | May 20th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

There are a lot of people fishing for votes this week but I started the week concentrating on pursuing the aquatic kind. As part of my ministerial responsibility for Inland Fisheries Ireland, I had a [...]

20 05, 2019

SPORTS CAPITAL GRANTS FOR GALWAY EAST

By | May 20th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announce Galway East and nearby surrounding areas have received.more than €440,000 in sports capital grants from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The grants, which are for equipment only, include [...]

17 05, 2019

WELCOME EXTENSION FOR RURAL TRANSPORT INITIATIVES

By | May 17th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

The Government has announced that its pilot programmes for evening and late night rural transport services will be extended until the end of the year. The pilot Local Link programmes had been due to expire [...]

16 05, 2019

FISHY FUN AT THE MUSEUM!

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

I caught a couple of smart fish when I went to the Natural History Museum in Dublin this week to launch Fishy Fun, a one-day family event at the museum later this year! The event, [...]

16 05, 2019

MY STATEMENT ON €50 MILLION EU AID FOR BEEF FARMERS

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has strongly welcomed news that the European Commission has agreed an exceptional aid fund for Irish beef farmers. The fund is to compensate farmers for [...]

16 05, 2019

YOUNG SOCIAL INNOVATORS’ AWARDS

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I was delighted to present Gold, Silver and Bronze awards at the Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards at Croke Park today. The awards recognise and celebrate youth-led social innovation. More than 6,000 young [...]