National Posts

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

9 08, 2019

TIME TO MAKE SUBMISSIONS ON DOG CONTROL

By | August 9th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Dogs make great companions and pets and can greatly enrich our lives. But some dogs, either through nature or bad nurture, can be a risk to both humans and livestock. That is why my Department, [...]

3 08, 2019

BACKING BROADCASTING PROPOSALS

By | August 3rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I very much welcome the publication of the Broadcasting Bill by Minister Richard Bruton. The Bill as published will include a number of measures to support local community radio by reducing the levies placed on [...]

30 07, 2019

Welcome News of additional funding for Galway National Roads

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Information, Latest News, National, Press Releases|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that Transport Infrastructure Ireland has allocated additional funding to Galway County Council of €414,117 for drainage works and road, pavement and footpath repairs on National roads in County Galway. This funding [...]

30 07, 2019

Details announced of €100 million scheme to support beef farmers

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Details of a €100 million scheme to help Ireland's 75,000 beef farmers have been announced by the Government. The scheme has been set up to help offset the downturn in the beef industry as Brexit [...]

18 07, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

While attending the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York, I had the honour of giving the keynote address at a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) side event at the Permanent Mission of Ireland [...]

17 07, 2019

REPRESENTING IRELAND AT THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM

By | July 17th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Busy times at the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York, where I joined my ministerial colleague Catherine Zappone TD in speaking at a side event on Climate Action - the Role of [...]

15 07, 2019

OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS SUPPORTING OLDER PEOPLE TO SEEK NEW FUNDING

By | July 15th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I am urging community and voluntary support groups for older people to seek funding from a new €1 million Government grant scheme. I am delighted that new funding is being made available for these very [...]

2 07, 2019

CALL TO OPPOSE EU BEEF TRADE PROPOSALS

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I am calling for Ireland to oppose the European Union's proposed trade agreement with a bloc of South American countries because of its negative consequences for the Irish beef industry. The so-called Mercosur proposals for [...]

28 06, 2019

LAUNCHING THE CHARITIES REGULATOR REPORT

By | June 28th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

I had the pleasure of launching the 2018 Annual Report for the Charities Regulator earlier this week. The total number of charities on the Public Register of Charities at the end of 2018 was 9,799. [...]

27 06, 2019

INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND BOARD MEETING

By | June 27th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I attended the Inland Fisheries Ireland board meeting in Dublin this morning. It was a very good meeting in advance of preparing the IFI's strategy for the next five years. Many issues and challenges lie [...]