National Posts

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

16 01, 2020

SHEEP WELFARE SCHEME

By | January 16th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The fourth year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence on February 1 2020. Existing participants in the scheme will be automatically enrolled and will not need to take any action should they wish to [...]

16 01, 2020

MORE THAN €2.38 MILLION IN YOUTH FUNDING FOR GALWAY AND ROSCOMMON

By | January 16th, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

More than €61 million in nationwide funding has been allocated for youth services for 2020, including more than €2.38 million for services in Galway and Roscommon. I am delighted at the Department of Children and [...]

15 01, 2020

GREENWAYS FUNDING APPLICATIONS OPEN

By | January 15th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A new applications process for the funding of greenways has been opened following the allocation of an additional €4.5 million from the Carbon Tax Fund. This is an opportunity for greenways projects which were excluded [...]

9 01, 2020

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON WASTE ACTION PLAN

By | January 9th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As part of our ambition to move towards a greener economy, my ministerial colleague, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Richard Bruton TD, has announced the opening of a public consultation on [...]

31 12, 2019

Happy New Year 2020

By | December 31st, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Dail Visits, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Newsletter, O P W, Portumna Area, Press Releases, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I wish everyone a peaceful, prosperous and healthy New Year. I look forward to working with you all in 2020. My constituency office will re-open on the 6th Jan. Please feel free to contact me [...]

23 12, 2019

PROCUREMENT RULES FOR SMALL JOBS SHOULD BE EASED

By | December 23rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Procurement rules should be eased to help schools, voluntary groups, sports clubs and local organisations with carrying out small projects with public money. I have raised this matter with the Minister for Public Procurement, Patrick [...]

20 12, 2019

LAUNCH OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION OF DRAFT NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING STRATEGY

By | December 20th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, I launched a public consultation process today for the draft National Volunteering Strategy 2020-2025. Volunteers make a vital contribution to Irish society, developing [...]

16 12, 2019

FIRING THE STARTING PISTOL ON THE NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN

By | December 16th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As Minister for Digital Development, I hosted a meeting of top officials of Local Authorities and senior executives of National Broadband Ireland (NBI) in Tullamore to hear of NBI’s plans for the roll-out of high [...]

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. [...]