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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

12 08, 2019

CHILD BENEFIT

By | August 12th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As part of a continuing information campaign, I am highlighting the various entitlements and benefits. Today I am focusing on child benefit and again I am indebted to the Citizens Information for the detail below. [...]

9 08, 2019

ATHENRY LINK ROAD TO OPEN NEXT WEEK

By | August 9th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

I am delighted that myself and Cllr Gabe Cronnelly have received confirmation that Galway County Council will open the new link road off the Athenry by-pass connecting Athenry Presentation College next week. This is good [...]

9 08, 2019

TIME TO MAKE SUBMISSIONS ON DOG CONTROL

By | August 9th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Dogs make great companions and pets and can greatly enrich our lives. But some dogs, either through nature or bad nurture, can be a risk to both humans and livestock. That is why my Department, [...]

7 08, 2019

MOBILE PHONE USERS CAN TAKE ACTION TO IMPROVE POOR HOME RECEPTION

By | August 7th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

Mobile phone users with reception problems in the home can take action to improve their signal now that the communications regulator Comreg has legalised Mobile Phone Repeaters. My Department, the Department for Rural and Community [...]

3 08, 2019

BACKING BROADCASTING PROPOSALS

By | August 3rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I very much welcome the publication of the Broadcasting Bill by Minister Richard Bruton. The Bill as published will include a number of measures to support local community radio by reducing the levies placed on [...]

1 08, 2019

PORTUMNA CASTLE GATE LODGE NOW IN STATE OWNERSHIP

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

I was very pleased to be advised this week that Portumna Castle Gate Lodge is now in State ownership after receiving confirmation that the land transfer process has been completed. The Gate Lodge was put [...]

1 08, 2019

GALWAY YOUTH PROJECTS AND SERVICES TO RECEIVE €61,000 IN FUNDING

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the announcement of funding for youth projects and youth services by Minister Katherine Zappone TD. The youth services in Galway to benefit include CAPE Project, East Galway Youth Service, Forum Adolescent [...]

30 07, 2019

Welcome News of additional funding for Galway National Roads

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Information, Latest News, National, Press Releases|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that Transport Infrastructure Ireland has allocated additional funding to Galway County Council of €414,117 for drainage works and road, pavement and footpath repairs on National roads in County Galway. This funding [...]

30 07, 2019

Details announced of €100 million scheme to support beef farmers

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Details of a €100 million scheme to help Ireland's 75,000 beef farmers have been announced by the Government. The scheme has been set up to help offset the downturn in the beef industry as Brexit [...]

18 07, 2019

EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK FINANCING FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The European Investment Bank's (EIB) approval of €4.8 billion in new financing for investment rural areas, energy transition, transport and the private sector is very welcome. It includes support for projects to improve communications in [...]