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Tuam area information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD for Galway East constituency in the West of Ireland

2 10, 2022

Budget 2023 does not address the ongoing cost of living with a disability

By | October 2nd, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The budget for disability does not address the extra cost of living with a disability. “In 2019, the Indecon International Consultants were commissioned by Government to carry out research into the cost of disability in [...]

30 09, 2022

No additional supports in Budget 2023 for sheep farmers

By | September 30th, 2022|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government have failed to increase the amount of funding in the Sheep Welfare Scheme in the Budget. “At a time of rising input costs and a low price on sales of lamb, sheep farmers [...]

24 09, 2022

Connaught Harbour and Portumna Bridge Projects

By | September 24th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I was delighted to be present today in Portumna to mark the commencement of works of 2 significant tourism and navigation projects. The sod was turned on the re-development of Connaught Harbour while at Portumna [...]

16 09, 2022

Day Care Services for Loughrea still in limbo

By | September 16th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The delay in providing Day Care Service back into Loughrea is still not resolved. Sr. Brendan’s Community Nursing Unit were delivering a fantastic service, but this service ceased during Covid. Unfortunately, it has not yet [...]

1 09, 2022

Regional Group to force Dáil debate on electricity supply and price

By | September 1st, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with the Regional Group of TDs are tabling a Private Members Motion to be debated on the resumption of the Dáil to call for emergency legislation to be introduced to keep the lights [...]

28 08, 2022

Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action

By | August 28th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Energy Security solutions are available but need urgent Government Action “I have called on the Government to immediately introduce emergency regulations to reverse the decision by the ESB to decommission the wind turbines in Derrybrien, [...]

28 08, 2022

Calls on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco

By | August 28th, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling on the Education Minister to immediately clarify what is happening with the school transport fiasco. “Since the announcement of free transport her Department are unable to cope with the demand. There has [...]

24 08, 2022

Long awaited Kilrickle Group Water Scheme to commence construction

By | August 24th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Housing and Local Government that his Department have approved the contract for Kilrickle/Kilcooley Group Water Scheme and the contract is to be signed next week. “I am [...]

23 08, 2022

Minister needs to intervene to resolve to School transport fiasco

By | August 23rd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Minister for Education to intervene and immediately sort out the school bus fiasco. I have received calls from hundreds of parents who have been refused bus tickets despite their willingness [...]

22 08, 2022

School Transport in disarray as parents are being refused bus tickets

By | August 22nd, 2022|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received many representations from concerned parents that their children are not getting school bus tickets this year despite the fact that they got them in previous years. “The Government announced free transport to [...]