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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 06, 2021

Welcome local pharmacies offering one shot Covid vaccine

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

I am encouraging the public to avail of vaccination as local pharmacies offer the Janssen single dose Covid-19 vaccine free of charge from today (Monday) to people aged 50 or over. Those aged between 40 [...]

10 06, 2021

The Government’s continuing failure to be proactive will damage our economy and our social fabric

By | June 10th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I together with the Independent Regional Group members state that the Government’s continuing failure for the timely adoption of successful measures to combat and contain Covid19 continues to damage our economy and our social fabric. [...]

4 06, 2021

Government need to introduce a fair and transparent system of funding for Local Authorities

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

I have stated that the review of the Local Property Tax will give an opportunity to Galway County Council to receive their fair share of funding from the Department of Local Government. “For years Galway [...]

3 06, 2021

Welcome funding of €345,000 for Galway East roads

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

Welcome funding of €345,000 for Galway East to help road network become more climate resilient I welcome the announcement by the Department of Transport for funding for work of essential flooding relief works around Galway [...]

2 06, 2021

Portumna is shortlisted for the inaugural National Award

By | June 2nd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement that Portumna has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Digital Changemaker category of the IE Digital Town Awards. “The Digital Changemaker category is a town that demonstrated that they have [...]

1 06, 2021

Government’s failure to act will cause post office collapse

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

Sean Canney Independent TD Galway East has stated that the Post Office network is about to collapse, and branch closures are inevitable without immediate support from Government. As noted by An Post union representatives, from [...]

31 05, 2021

Welcome first Digital Hub Network

By | May 31st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the launch of the National Connected Hubs Network. “Remote working is a key component of our future working lives and the Digital Hub will be focal point for future working”. “There are 66 [...]

27 05, 2021

€501,000 Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund (2021) allocated to Galway County Council

By | May 27th, 2021|Annaghdown, Blog, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund total of € 501,000 being allocated to Galway County Council under the Additional Outdoor Infrastructure Fund (2021). “This funding is being allocated for the 2021 calendar year” “The [...]

26 05, 2021

Meets Stakeholders to discuss the regional aviation crisis

By | May 26th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I today met with Aer Lingus pilots outside the Convention Centre to discuss the current crisis within the aviation industry. I also met today with Shannon Chamber and the Hotel Federation to offer support for [...]

24 05, 2021

Agricultural contractors must be included in TAMS ll supports scheme

By | May 24th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have requested the Department of Agriculture to make the TAM ll grants available to agricultural contractors. “TAMS ll is a support for farmers in the purchase of plant and equipment for agricultural use. Many [...]