Housing

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

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 [...]

31 07, 2018

Canney announces Flood relief funding for Sliabh Carran Housing Estate in Gort

By | July 31st, 2018|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, O P W|0 Comments

Flood relief funding for Sliabh Carran Housing Estate in Gort I have received confirmation from the Office of Public Works that they are allocating €108,000 to Galway County Council to carry out flood relief measures [...]

8 05, 2018

21% increase in funding for grants for Older People

By | May 8th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of funding to Galway County Council of €1,887,048 for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People with a Disability. This represents an increase of 21% on the 2017 allocation. ‘Galway County Council [...]

2 05, 2018

New radon testing for homes in Tuam & Loughrea

By | May 2nd, 2018|Blog, Homepage, Housing, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement by Minister Denis Naughten that approximately 1,400 homes in the West and Mid-West of the country will be tested for radon levels. The areas to be tested include Tuam & Loughrea. [...]