Housing

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

17 09, 2019

COPE MEALS4HEALTH VISIT

By | September 17th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Housing, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I had the pleasure of visiting COPE Galway's community catering facility, Meals4Health, recently. It offers a great service to the community providing nutritious meals suited to the dietary needs of older people. Meals can also [...]

26 08, 2019

GOOD NEWS FOR LISSADYRA RESIDENTS

By | August 26th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Lissadyra housing estate in Tuam is set to be taken in charge by Galway County Council. The move means the county council will take over responsibility for roads, footpaths and public lighting. There are more [...]

19 08, 2019

RIGHT MOVE ON DEEP RETROFIT HOMES SCHEME

By | August 19th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the Government's decision to process all outstanding applications to deep retrofit homes for energy efficiency and to introduce a new scheme for national implementation. The decision by the Minister for Communications, [...]

1 07, 2019

DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR CLIMATE ACTION FUNDING

By | July 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

There are only a few days left for community groups to apply for funding under Galway County Council's Climate Action Support Scheme. Not-for-profit organisations have a wide range of options for applying and I would [...]

11 06, 2019

INFORMATION EVENING ON ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES

By | June 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area|0 Comments

Information evenings about how to make your home more energy efficient and what grants may be available have been extremely popular throughout the constituency. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland will be holding a free [...]

28 05, 2019

LIVING WITH DEMENTIA CONFERENCE

By | May 28th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Housing, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I was delighted to attend the Living with Dementia in Rural Ireland Conference at King House in Boyle, Co Roscommon, this afternoon. This year's theme for the conference was Disability and Human Rights with Dementia. [...]

1 04, 2019

FAIRER WATER CONNECTION RATES INTRODUCED

By | April 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

WATER CONNECTION RATES I am pleased to say that a new standardised regime for water connections has come into effect today. Our local authorities had been charging up to 57 different rates for new connections, [...]

5 03, 2019

WARM UP YOUR HOME AND SAVE ON YOUR BILLS

By | March 5th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area|0 Comments

WARM UP YOUR HOME AND SAVE ON YOUR BILLS We are expecting another packed house in Athenry next week for the latest information evening on how to make your home more energy efficient. The free [...]

1 01, 2019

Rebuilding Ireland Council Home Loan Scheme a missed opportunity

By | January 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Rebuilding Ireland Council Home Loan Scheme a missed opportunity I have urged my Government colleagues to change the rules around the new Council Home Loan Scheme to facilitate older houses that need refurbishment. The new [...]

1 08, 2018

New micro generation electricity scheme

By | August 1st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

New micro generation electricity scheme A pilot scheme has been launched to help householders generate electricity from solar panels and an increase in grant supports for home insulation has also been announced. The new pilot [...]