National Posts

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

24 09, 2019

NATIONAL ENTERPRISE TOWN AWARDS

By | September 24th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National, Portumna Area|0 Comments

I attended the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards presentation in Portumna today. The competition promotes enterprise by bringing business and community groups together in towns and villages across Ireland to showcase the spirit [...]

24 09, 2019

HAVE “ONE GOOD IDEA” FOR CLIMATE ACTION

By | September 24th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am urging Galway primary and post primary students to come up with One Good Idea about energy saving and climate action and then to make a short film about it.

23 09, 2019

RESTORE THE REHABILITATIVE TRAINING ALLOWANCE

By | September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Rehabilitative Training Allowance for people with disabilities should be restored as a matter of urgency. The weekly allowance of €31.80 is currently being paid to 3,700 trainees but 400 students and new entrants will [...]

20 09, 2019

DATA PRIVACY

By | September 20th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I gave the keynote address at the National Data Privacy Conference in Dublin this week in my role as Minister for Digital Development. With the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data [...]

19 09, 2019

DEVELOPING RURAL IRELAND DIGITALLY

By | September 19th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As the National Broadband Plan continues to be delayed, rural affairs and digital development have rarely been so intertwined in Ireland. Odrán Waldron talks to Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs and Digital [...]

4 09, 2019

HAVE YOUR SAY ON RURAL IRELAND

By | September 4th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

It's time to have your say on the future of Rural Ireland. I am encouraging everyone to take part in a survey on Rural Ireland as part of a consultation process to develop a whole-of-Government [...]

27 08, 2019

1,000 NEW CHARGE POINTS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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

An extra 1,000 charge points for electric vehicles are to be rolled out under the Government's Climate Action Plan over the next five years. My Department, the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, [...]

26 08, 2019

LAUNCHING NATIONAL REUSE MONTH

By | August 26th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As Minister of State in the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, I had the pleasure of launching National Reuse Month at Collins Barracks in Dublin. The initiative, which will run for the [...]

22 08, 2019

BE ALERT TO RAGWORT

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Ragwort is poisonous to livestock and needs to be handled with care, particularly as the recent humid weather has led to a proliferation of the weed along roadsides. Farmers have to be especially vigilant because [...]

22 08, 2019

PROGRESS AT BEEF TALKS

By | August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I very much welcome progress that has been made in talks between farmers and Meat Industry Ireland aimed at resolving the dispute over beef prices. The parties agreed to a document that commits to a [...]