National Posts

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

15 05, 2021

Welcome new rail freight service for the West

By | May 15th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the news that Global solutions Company XPO Logistics and Irish Rail have announced the commencement of a new twice weekly rail freight services between Ballina and Waterford Port. “The new service will see [...]

13 05, 2021

Foetal Pain Relief Bill is a humane and reasonable proposal worthy of Dáil backing

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

I along with other Independent TD’s co-sponsored The ‘Foetal Pain Relief Bill 2021’ as we believe it is a humane and reasonable proposal worthy of majority support in the Dáil. “As legislators, we cannot ignore [...]

29 03, 2021

National Rural Plan needs to be funded

By | March 29th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the publication of the National Rural Plan by Minister Heather Humphries today. “This new policy sets out all of the things that I have been advocating for including remote working and incentivising people [...]

25 03, 2021

Time for the Government to take proactive action in opening up economy

By | March 25th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with members of the Regional Group of Independent TDs are calling on the Government to act more proactively in terms of opening sectors of the economy. “The construction sector in particular is one [...]

8 03, 2021

Government need to intervene immediately and do the right thing in light of the new Personal Injuries Guidelines

By | March 8th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to intervene immediately in light of the very disappointing new Personal Injuries Guidelines published this weekend by the Judicial Council. “The Government need to do the right thing for [...]

3 01, 2021

Counselling services for Mother & Baby Homes survivors essential

By | January 3rd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The National Counselling Services are essential for Mother and Baby Home survivors and their families in advance of the publication of the Report by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and Certain [...]

27 06, 2020

NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S HEALTH AND WELLBEING

By | June 27th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs is holding a national consultation with young people on mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19. How’s Your Head – Young Voices during COVID-19 will hear directly from young [...]

22 06, 2020

NEW REGULATIONS FOR MONEYLENDERS

By | June 22nd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the new customer protection regulations that have been announced for licensed moneylending services. The regulations to be introduced by the Central Bank include advising borrowers of high cost interest charges in any advertisements [...]

20 06, 2020

YOUTH ORGANISATIONS ALLOCATED €465,000 FOR CLIMATE PROJECTS

By | June 20th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Allocations totalling nearly €465,000 have been to youth organisations under the Youth Climate Justice Fund. The grants will benefit 14 projects proposed by 23 national youth groups either as solo or consortium applications. To bring [...]

15 06, 2020

GUIDELINES FOR SAFE REOPENING OF THE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTOR

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

Fáilte Ireland has issued guidelines for the safe reopening of tourism businesses and the hospitality sector. The guidelines follow the latest advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team and Health Protection Surveillance Centre and [...]