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25 02, 2020

DECISION TO GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION FOR LANDMARK PORTUMNA HOTEL

By | February 25th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Galway County Council has taken a decision to grant planning permission for the re-development and refurbishment of the iconic Shannon Oaks Hotel in Portumna. This is extremely welcome news for the town and its surrounding [...]

25 02, 2020

GORT FLOODING

By | February 25th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I visited various locations at Gort Lowlands today to see the flooding at first hand. The video shows the force of water at Cloon Gort. I met with Galway County Council officials to get an [...]

21 02, 2020

€100,000 FOR LOUGHREA WALKS PROJECT

By | February 21st, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that the Loughrea Walks project is to receive €100,000 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for phase two of the redevelopment of the moat walks around the town. This follows a €100,000 [...]

20 02, 2020

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON KILBANNON ROAD REALIGNMENT

By | February 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There will be a public consultation on the realignment scheme for the R332 at Kilbannon on Monday March 2 at Tuam. The consultation will be hosted by Galway County Council along with the project's consultants [...]

17 02, 2020

IRISH GEORGIAN SOCIETY CONSERVATION GRANTS

By | February 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am urging all those responsible for protected buildings and recorded monuments to consider applying for grants from the Irish Georgian Society. The society's Conservation Grants Programme 2020 offers a total funding of €50,000 to [...]

17 02, 2020

FUNDING FOR DRIVER FEEDBACK SIGNS

By | February 17th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome the allocation €105,000 in funding for driver feedback signs at various locations, including Belclare, Lawrencetown, Ahascragh and Headford. These signs alert drivers to the speed they are travelling at and are [...]

15 02, 2020

PLANNING FARMING FUTURES

By | February 15th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Teagasc will be hosting an information session for farmers entitled Planning For Your Future at Deerpark, Ballinasloe, on Wednesday March 4 at 8pm. The event is in partnership with Regari Recovery College and Macra na [...]

15 02, 2020

SIGNING THE ROLL

By | February 15th, 2020|Blog, Gort Area, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

It was an honour to sign the Roll in Leinster House today with my wife Geraldine by my side. I look forward to working in the new Dáil term on behalf of the people of [...]

14 02, 2020

COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SCHEME SUPERVISORS SHOULD HAVE RECOGNISED STATUS

By | February 14th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The employment status of Community Employment Scheme supervisors needs to be regularised. It is sad that the supervisors have had to take strike action today but the campaign to have their status recognised by the [...]

10 02, 2020

Sean Canney TD Elected to 33rd Dail

By | February 10th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

"On behalf of myself and my family, a sincere Thank You to the people of Galway East for re-electing me to represent them in Dail Eireann for the coming five years. I will do my [...]