National Posts

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

23 04, 2019

UP TO 60,000 PARENTS TO RECEIVE NEW PAID LEAVE

By | April 23rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Paid Parental Leave I very much welcome the publication of proposed new legislation today, which means up to 60,000 parents are set to receive paid parental leave from November. All parents will each be entitled [...]

22 04, 2019

MOBILE PHONE AND BROADCAST TASK FORCE

By | April 22nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

MOBILE PHONE AND BROADCAST TASK FORCE This week I chaired the ninth meeting of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Task Force at the Alex Hotel in Dublin. The task force includes all stakeholders in the [...]

20 04, 2019

RESEARCH PLANS FOR TCD AND INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND

By | April 20th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

TCD AND INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND As Minister of State with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector, I was honoured to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between Inland Fisheries Ireland and the School of Natural Sciences [...]

18 04, 2019

GALWAY CHARITY HONOURED AT NATIONAL VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE

By | April 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE COPE Galway has been honoured with a prestigious award at a recent national conference on volunteering. The charity, which deals with homelessness, domestic abuse and social isolation, received the award for Best [...]

18 04, 2019

CANNEY LAUNCHES ANALYSIS OF NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS

By | April 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

ANALYSIS OF NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS Galway East TD and Minister of State for Community Development Seán Canney has launched the third annual report and analysis by Benefacts, an organisation that provides statistics on not-for-profit, voluntary and [...]

17 04, 2019

EUROPEAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT IRELAND CONFERENCE

By | April 17th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

EUROPEAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT I was delighted to address the European Youth Parliament Ireland Conference at the main hall of St Joseph's Patrician College in Nun's Island, Galway, today. The aims of the Parliament are to [...]

15 04, 2019

ELECTRICS EELS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

By | April 15th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Inland Fisheries Ireland I had the pleasure of being joined by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton for the launch of Inland Fisheries Ireland's new electric vehicles. [...]

14 04, 2019

CALL FOR RURAL REGENERATION FUND APPLICATIONS

By | April 14th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

RURAL REGENERATION FUND APPLICATIONS This week I attended the Rural Opportunities roadshow in Donegal run by my department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. The roadshow has been run in all four provinces to [...]

11 04, 2019

EU Digital Day in Brussels

By | April 11th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

EU Digital Day I had the honour of representing Ireland at EU Digital Day in Brussels this week. I signed three declarations: On women in digital; digitising cultural heritage; and strategies for agriculture and rural [...]

1 04, 2019

INCREASE IN ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES ON OUR ROADS

By | April 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES I'm encouraged by the latest figures which show a sharp increase in the number of hybrid and electric vehicles on our roads. Latest figures from the Department of Transport show that there [...]