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

23 01, 2022

Forestry Industry Licence System is still in a mess

By | January 23rd, 2022|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Forestry Industry is in a mess as the number of licences fall far short of the Department of Agriculture own targets for 2021 despite an investment in additional resources 4,035 forestry licences were issued [...]

22 01, 2022

Footpath extension on the Tuam Road, Athenry to proceed to construction

By | January 22nd, 2022|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from Galway County Council that the extension to the footpath on the Tuam Road, Athenry at the entrance to Garraí Glas Housing Estate is set to commence construction in the coming [...]

22 01, 2022

Welcome funding for drainage works in Clonfert. Co. Galway

By | January 22nd, 2022|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Minister for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan TD that he approved an allocation of €90,000 in funding to Galway County Council for works to open and clean [...]

20 01, 2022

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2022 open for applications

By | January 20th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Heritage Council has announced the opening of their Community Grant Scheme 2022 and have allocated in the region of €1.5 million to the scheme. The aim of this scheme is to support capital projects [...]

19 01, 2022

Describes Government response to horticultural sector crisis as insult to the horticultural industry

By | January 19th, 2022|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have described the response by Government to the horticultural sector crisis as dismal as they publish a Working Paper to address the challenges in relation to the supply of peat for the professional horticultural [...]

17 01, 2022

I have called for suspension of the €800 million Search and Rescue Services PQQ and tender process

By | January 17th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with the Regional Group TDs published our Dáil motion today calling on the Government to suspend the Search and Rescue (SAR) services tender process with immediate effect. “Additional time would allow for the [...]

16 01, 2022

Rural Social Scheme (RSS) supervisors need to be included in pension arrangement agreed with Community Employment (CE) Supervisors

By | January 16th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to extend the agreement reached with Community Employment (CE) supervisors to include Rural Social Scheme supervisors. “The RSS supervisors carry out the same type of work and are a [...]

16 01, 2022

Welcome Council proposals to install safety measures on the Dublin Road junction in Tuam

By | January 16th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by Galway County Council that they propose to carry out works in the coming months on the Dublin Road at the junction with the Purcell Stockwell road. The junction is very [...]

14 01, 2022

Claim your Tax Back

By | January 14th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

January is a good month to review your tax and claim back any money due to you in overpaid taxes. An average taxpayer could be entitled to hundreds of euros in back tax by claiming [...]

13 01, 2022

Expresses concern in Government Capital under-spend for 2021 of €830 million on vital infrastructure in Housing, Transport and Health.

By | January 13th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have expressed concern at the €830 million underspend of capital funding in 2021 in vital infrastructure. Some of this underspend has been carried over to 2022 with over €580 million underspent and returned to [...]