National Posts

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

17 10, 2019

Canney welcomes funding for Institutes of Technology

By | October 17th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Minister of State Seán Canney T.D. has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Education of funding of €2 million to the Connacht Ulster Alliance (CUA) which comprises of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Sligo Institute of Technology (Sligo IT) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LIT).

13 10, 2019

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NETWORK THIRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE

By | October 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I addressed the Public Participation Network Annual Conference in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow, this week. The PPNs around the country carry out outstanding work on behalf of their communities and it was great to [...]

12 10, 2019

MOBILE PHONE AND BROADBAND TASKFORCE FORUM

By | October 12th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The third National Stakeholder Forum of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Task Force was held in Windmill Lane, Dublin, this week. Opening the forum as chair of the Taskforce, I emphasised the importance of shared [...]

11 10, 2019

MEETING WITH THE ISPCA

By | October 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I had a very useful and informative meeting at Leinster House today with the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA).

9 10, 2019

MINING IRELAND CONFERENCE

By | October 9th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I gave the keynote speech at the Mining Ireland Conference at Dublin Airport this week.

4 10, 2019

ONLINE SAFETY

By | October 4th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This week I chaired a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Online Safety. The Council is launching a national survey of internet users.

4 10, 2019

MNÁ NA hÉIREANN AWARDS

By | October 4th, 2019|Blog, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I was honoured to address the Mná na hÉireann Women of Ireland Awards at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, last night. The Mna na hÉireann Women of Ireland Fund is a €1.8 million fund created by [...]

3 10, 2019

BREAKTHROUGH IN SCHOOL SECRETARIES DISPUTE

By | October 3rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I was very pleased to assist in brokering an agreement for the secretaries' and caretakers' union Fórsa and the Department of Education to go into the Workplace Relations Commission with a view to reaching a resolution.

2 10, 2019

STORM LORENZO – BE PREPARED, BE SAFE

By | October 2nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

STORM LORENZO - BE PREPARED, BE SAFE. There is a status orange storm warning for western coastal counties from 6pm on Thursday to 3am Friday.

2 10, 2019

REFORM OF PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS URGENTLY NEEDED

By | October 2nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I strongly support calls by Insurance Ireland to implement measures that will lead to the reform of personal injury awards.