National Posts

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

11 12, 2019

VOLUNTEER IRELAND AWARDS

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

As Minister for Community Development, I was honoured to give the opening address at the Volunteer Ireland awards in Blanchardstown, Dublin, last week. Volunteers make an invaluable contribution to Irish society, supporting vibrant and inclusive [...]

7 12, 2019

MORE €1 MILLION SUPPORT AWARDED TO ASSIST ORGANISATIONS UNDER THE COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMME

By | December 7th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

More than €1 million in funding has been allocated for the Community Service Programme (CSP) Support Fund in 2020. This will be pending the outcome of a review of the CSP, which is nearing completion. [...]

6 12, 2019

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT FUND LAUNCH

By | December 6th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I attended the launch of the 2020-2022 Social Enterprise Development Fund in Dublin this week. The €1.6 million fund is administered by Social Innovation Fund Ireland in partnership with Local Authorities Ireland and funded by [...]

4 12, 2019

€530 MILLION CELTIC INTERCONNECTOR GRANT

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

This week I had the honour of representing Ireland in Brussels at the signing of the Celtic Interconnector agreement with the European Commission.

28 11, 2019

LYON LAUNCH FOR ENTERPRISE IRELAND

By | November 28th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I travelled to Lyon this week to open Enterprise Ireland's second office in France.

21 11, 2019

MOVING TOWARDS CLEANER ENERGY

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Today, as Minister of State in the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, I launched the National Standards Authority of Ireland Gas Technical Standards Committee's annual Activity Report.

21 11, 2019

DELIVERING BROADBAND

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Following yesterday’s momentous signing of the National Broadband contract, I hosted a meeting this morning of the Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce in Dublin.

19 11, 2019

€3 BILLION NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO TRANSFORM RURAL IRELAND

By | November 19th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

The €3 billion contract for the National Broadband Plan has been signed, paving the way for the transformation of Rural Ireland as a place in which to work and live.

16 11, 2019

HEANet ANNUAL CONFERENCE

By | November 16th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I was delighted to open the HEANet National Conference at the Galmont Hotel in Galway yesterday. I'm pictured here with @HEAnet CEO @kerrie_power and Chief Strategy Officer Ronan Byrne . HEAnet provides cutting edge Internet [...]

8 11, 2019

WEATHER INFORMATION

By | November 8th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Weather warnings are much more common than they used to be so it is useful to know the difference between the different categories of alert.