National Posts

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

20 05, 2022

Support for Men’s Sheds critical across the country

By | May 20th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I met with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association in Dublin last week. The Men’s Sheds were in Dublin to present their pre-budget submission to Oireachtas members. “I was delighted to meet with Enda Egan CEO, [...]

7 04, 2022

A housing crisis, yet more than 90,000 dwellings lie vacant

By | April 7th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with my colleagues the Regional Group of TDs are urging the Government to support initiatives that will bring vacant and derelict properties back into use as homes in their Private Members debate this [...]

27 12, 2021

Urging people to check their passports prior to booking flights

By | December 27th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I urge people to check their passports prior to booking flights. The time to process a passport application can vary. It is very important to know the time it takes to process a passport and [...]

4 07, 2021

Calls on Government to fund Irish Water

By | July 4th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I stated in the Dáil this week that the lack of funding of Irish Water has now become an impediment to the delivery of Irelands infrastructure including housing, schools and industrial buildings. “There are significant [...]

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 [...]