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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

14 05, 2024

Welcomes completion of the Kilrickle / Kilcooley water supply project.

By | May 14th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I congratulate the communities in Kilrickle, Kilcooley and Cappataggle on the completion and turning on of water to the houses and farms. The pipework network has now been completed on the Kilrickle Water Supply Scheme [...]

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Tuam Town Hall

By | May 13th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €3.6 million for the refurbishment of Tuam Town Hall. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Athenry Town Centre Regeneration

By | May 13th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €6 million for the development of Athenry Town Centre. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

9 05, 2024

Welcomes €1.6m Government funding for sport equipment to various sporting organisations in County Galway.

By | May 9th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been notified that the Department of Sport & Tourism have today allocated €1.6m to various sporting organisations in Co Galway. “This funding will aid sporting organisations to purchase much needed equipment such as [...]

4 05, 2024

Government need to re-examine the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not workable in many parts of the country

By | May 4th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have asked Government to review the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not working in areas of the country where the density levels cannot be achieved. “The amount of equity being put forward under [...]

30 04, 2024

Welcomes €79.5 million Ash dieback support package for farmers

By | April 30th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of a €79.5 million package for farmers affected by ash dieback by Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue TD today. “I welcome this scheme, but I will need to see the detail [...]

29 04, 2024

Welcomes extension of waiver for development levy & water connection charge rebate for housing

By | April 29th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by Government to extend of the Waiver for the development Levy and a water connection rebate for housing. The waiver and rebate scheme were introduced last May for a 12-month period [...]

26 04, 2024

Canney Welcomes inclusion of the Western Rail Corridor in the EU Transport network.

By | April 26th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the European Parliament to include The Western Rail Corridor and Galway Port in the TEN-T Network following an application by the Irish Government last month. This is a game changer [...]

19 04, 2024

Time to End Means Testing for Family Carers

By | April 19th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Regional Group of Dáil Deputies Proposes Motion to End Means Testing for Family Carers. I along with the Regional Group of TDs, comprising nine Dáil Deputies, is seeking cross party support for their motion to [...]

16 04, 2024

Welcomes opening of long awaited Xray facility in Tuam.

By | April 16th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the opening of the Xray facility at the Primary Care Centre in Tuam. The facility was tied up in paperwork since I first secured funding for the facility in 2017 from the then [...]