National Posts

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

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 [...]

5 06, 2020

PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENTS EXTENDED TO PHASE 5 OF THE REOPENING SOCIETY AND BUSINESS ROADMAP

By | June 5th, 2020|Blog, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty today announced that the Government has approved the extension of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment until at least Phase 5 of the Roadmap for Re-opening Society [...]

31 05, 2020

NEW MEASURES FOR CHILDCARE

By | May 31st, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

New measures have been announced to assist childcare providers and parents plan for the reopening of services on June 29. The measures drawn upon expert guidance provided by the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) [...]

28 05, 2020

RESTART GRANT INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

By | May 28th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government's Restart Grant offers direct aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 for businesses based on their commercial rates bill from 2019. It opened for applications on May 22 and will close on August [...]

23 05, 2020

LAUNCH OF GEOSCIENCE IRELAND REPORT ON BUSINESS CLUSTERS

By | May 23rd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This week, as Minister for Natural Resources, I joined Geological Survey Ireland staff by Zoom for the launch of Geoscience Ireland's report on the formation and maintenance of a successful business cluster. Geoscience Ireland was [...]

15 05, 2020

GOVERNMENT SAFETY PROTOCOL FOR WORKERS AND EMPLOYERS

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

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation's Return to Work Safely Protocol sets out the steps that employers and workers must take before a workplace reopens and while it continues to operate. It should be [...]

13 05, 2020

BARNARDOS CHARITY OFFERING COVID-19 SUPPORTS

By | May 13th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Children's charity Barnardos is carrying out great work and supports during the COVID-19 crisis. Barnardos has adapted its core work with children and families as a response to the current situation. Remote family support work, [...]