Tuam

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

13 04, 2021

Confirmation received that participants over 62 years can remain on Community Employment Schemes

By | April 13th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received information from the Department of Social Welfare that participants on Community Employment Schemes who are 62 years in age and have exhausted their lifetime participation on the scheme can apply for the [...]

13 04, 2021

Craughwell NS Extension moves closer to construction

By | April 13th, 2021|Blog, Education, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that the tender evaluation for the extension of Craughwell NS is complete and the tender report is now submitted to the Department of Education for approval. “Once the Department approve the [...]

7 04, 2021

Parkinson’s patients facing severe challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

By | April 7th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been contacted by Galway Parkinson’s and they confirm that people living with Parkinson’s disease have been experiencing mental health challenges and loss of health services since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year [...]

6 04, 2021

Call on the Government to fast track the development of the new National School Campus for Tuam

By | April 6th, 2021|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am concerned that progress is very slow in developing a new 32 classroom National School Campus for the recently amalgamated 3 national schools in Tuam. “The three national schools St. Pat’s, Mercy and Presentation [...]

6 04, 2021

Gaelscoil Athenry campus progresses to Design Stage

By | April 6th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Department of Education that the Gaelscoil campus for Athenry has been devolved to Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) “The next stage is for the GRETB to procure [...]

6 04, 2021

Vaccine double booking causing no shows

By | April 6th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed that many patients are not showing up for their vaccine. “I have determined that the reason for the no shows is that they are being double booked”. “It seems there are [...]

2 04, 2021

Two new pedestrian crossings fully operational in Tuam

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

I welcome the turning on of the pedestrian crossing lights on the Dunmore Road. “It is great to see the lights in operation. There is a new crossing in place in Dunmore road to facilitate [...]

1 04, 2021

Welcomes investment in Built Heritage in Galway

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

I welcome the allocation of €89,000 in funding to support 20 built Heritage projects in County Galway “There is a range of projects which will be supported by this investment. This fund will help to [...]

31 03, 2021

Active Travel funding for Tuam

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

The Tuam area is to benefit from funding of in excess of €500,000 under the Active Travel Programme. The concept of the Active Travel is to link areas within towns and villages to provide for [...]

30 03, 2021

Climate Action Bill needs to provide just transition funding for Farmers

By | March 30th, 2021|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Farmers will need substantial financial supports on top of their existing supports to assist in the transition to more sustainable practices, “The Climate Action Bill is expected to create tens of thousands of new ‘green’ [...]