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

18 01, 2021

Canney welcomes funding for outdoor recreation projects in Laurencetown

By | January 18th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD this week welcomed funding for and outdoor recreation project in Laurencetown, Lismany and Kylemore. ‘I welcome the announcement of €40,000 to Galway County Council for the replacement of the wooden boardwalk trail [...]

16 01, 2021

Welcome exemption for over 70’s to provide medical report when applying for a driving licence

By | January 16th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement by the Department of Transport, that in light of the surge of Covid-19 cases and in order to ease the burden on medical services, there will be an extension in the [...]

14 01, 2021

Welcome continuation of TAMS for farmers.

By | January 14th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture to facilitate the continuation of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) with Tranche 21 of the scheme to open on the 16th January and will close [...]

8 01, 2021

Sean Canney Independent TD has received confirmation that 5 towns and villages in Galway have received funding under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme.

By | January 8th, 2021|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Sean Canney Independent TD has received confirmation that 5 towns and villages in Galway have received funding under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme. “Belclare Village is to receive €100,000 towards the provision of footpaths, [...]

7 01, 2021

Calls for the Army to be utilised to accelerate the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine

By | January 7th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to mobilise the Army and the National Army Reserve to help deliver the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the quickest time possible. “The Army are ready, equipped, they [...]

6 01, 2021

Calls on the Government to give a Tax amnesty to Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) recipients

By | January 6th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to introduce a tax amnesty for all PUP recipients. “In a time when people were out of work the PUP was a specific payment. Now is not the time [...]

4 01, 2021

Praise due to Western Development Commission for their work with the Atlantic Economic Corridor

By | January 4th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I congratulate the Western Development Commission for their work in partnering with the Atlantic Economic Corridor (AEC) Taskforce in developing an AEC Hubs project under the remit of the Department of Rural & Community Development. [...]

3 01, 2021

Counselling services for Mother & Baby Homes survivors essential

By | January 3rd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The National Counselling Services are essential for Mother and Baby Home survivors and their families in advance of the publication of the Report by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and Certain [...]

1 01, 2021

I Encourage Galway County Council to apply for financial support for Towns and Villages under €50 million National Walking and Cycling Fund

By | January 1st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the launch a new €50 million fund nationally to allow Local Authorities invest in walking and cycling projects. The fund is specifically targeted at towns and villages across the country. “Connecting residential areas [...]

28 12, 2020

Calls for Waste Water Treatment facility for Galway East following report on Mutton Island by An-Taisce

By | December 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am adamant that if County Galway is to develop properly Irish Water need to begin the process of developing a wastewater Treatment plant for the East of the county. A report prepared by An [...]