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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

16 08, 2019

GALWAY EAST PROJECTS BENEFIT FROM NEARLY €40,000 IN LEADER FUNDING

By | August 16th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

Three Galway East projects will receive nearly €40,000 in LEADER funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. This is great news. The projects to benefit are Corofin playground, Athenry playground and the Galway [...]

13 08, 2019

LADY GREGORY HOTEL GALWAY SUMMER RALLY

By | August 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Latest News, Launch Events, Sporting|0 Comments

I was delighted to launch the Lady Gregory Hotel Galway Summer Rally in Gort at the weekend. More than 125 entries have been received so far for the event, which will be held on August [...]

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, [...]

8 08, 2019

GALWAY MEN IN SKILLS OLYMPICS

By | August 8th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

I want to wish all the very best to the two young Galway men who will be setting of shortly to represent Ireland at the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Russia later this month. Apprentice Jack [...]

7 08, 2019

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK YOUR PASSPORTS!

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

Thanks to Brexit, we are now experiencing a record number of passport applications. We are also in the height of the holiday season so it is doubly important to get your applications in early to [...]

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 [...]