National Posts

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

13 05, 2019

NEW GOVERNMENT CAMPAIGN ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

By | May 13th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I fully support the Government's new awareness campaign on sexual harassment and sexual violence. The media campaign called No Excuses has been launched by my colleague, the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan. The [...]

13 05, 2019

LYME DISEASE AWARENESS

By | May 13th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I met Mary and Benin Smyth originally from Tuam at the Lyme Disease awareness event outside the Dáil this week. The Department of Neurology at University Hospital Galway has reported that the Galway region has [...]

10 05, 2019

FREIGHT INCREASE BOOSTS CASE FOR WESTERN RAIL CORRIDOR

By | May 10th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

International Warehousing and Transport company (IWT) has announced it is increasing its freight services between Ballina, Co Mayo, and Dublin Port by 30% this month. The company, which operates services in conjunction with Irish Rail, [...]

10 05, 2019

WESTERN COUNTIES TO RECEIVE INVESTMENT OF €938 MILLION IN BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE

By | May 10th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

The National Broadband Plan will give a tremendous boost to the Atlantic Economic Corridor (AEC) region which stretches along the Western Seaboard from Kerry to Donegal. The Government’s investment in high speed broadband under will [...]

7 05, 2019

NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN WILL TRANSFORM RURAL IRELAND

By | May 7th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government has given the green light to the €2.97 billion National Broadband Plan, the biggest single investment in Rural Ireland since electrification. This is tremendous news. The plan will deliver connectivity to every home [...]

3 05, 2019

SCHOOL DIGITAL CHAMPIONS @ GOOGLE

By | May 3rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I had a great morning at the Foundry @ Google for the School Digital Champions Showcase event. Students from 53 schools were exhibiting, all bursting with ideas about digital futures and possibilities. They had plenty [...]

1 05, 2019

GET YOUR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS IN EARLY!

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

GET YOUR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS IN EARLY! Thanks to Brexit, we are now experiencing a record number of passport applications. I am advising everyone to get their applications in early to avoid any last minute stress. [...]

1 05, 2019

PEATLANDS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SCHEME LAUNCHED

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

PEATLANDS COMMUNITY I very much welcome the launch of the 2019 Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme by my colleague, the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD. The Scheme aims to encourage local [...]

1 05, 2019

NEW FOREST OWNER PAYMENTS

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

NEW FOREST OWNER PAYMENTS More than 4,000 forest owners who applied for their annual premium payments by paper application have received grants amounting to €15.4 million. The payments follow on from more than 6,000 payments [...]

29 04, 2019

I WELCOME NEW JOBSEEKER’S BENEFIT FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

By | April 29th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

JOBSEEKER'S BENEFIT FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED The Government is introducing a new social insurance benefit for the self-employed from this November. The Jobseekers' Benefit (Self-Employed) will support those who lose their self-employment and who have social [...]