National Posts

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

25 05, 2019

WELCOME FUNDING INCREASE FOR MOUNTAIN RESCUE IRELAND

By | May 25th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

The Government has announced increased funding for mountain rescue teams around Ireland. Mountain Rescue Ireland (MRI), which includes ten rescue teams and the Search and Rescue Dogs Association among its members, will see its funding [...]

24 05, 2019

SWEDISH ROYAL VISIT

By | May 24th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Today I had the pleasure of opening the Ireland-Sweden Digital Infrastructure Summit 2019 today at Ericsson in Athlone. I held a very informative bilateral meetings with the Swedish Minister for Energy and Digital Development Anders [...]

22 05, 2019

REHAB FUNDING WELCOME

By | May 22nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I very much welcome news that the Government has agreed to provide an additional €2 million in funding for Rehab. The group faced a funding crisis as a result of additional health services it provided [...]

22 05, 2019

ENTERPRISE EXCELLENCE IRELAND

By | May 22nd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

I was honoured to open the Enterprise Excellence Ireland Conference 2019 in Croke Park this morning. The conference brings together companies and organisations from across Ireland and Europe to discuss the implementation of Lean management [...]

17 05, 2019

WELCOME EXTENSION FOR RURAL TRANSPORT INITIATIVES

By | May 17th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

The Government has announced that its pilot programmes for evening and late night rural transport services will be extended until the end of the year. The pilot Local Link programmes had been due to expire [...]

16 05, 2019

FISHY FUN AT THE MUSEUM!

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, National|0 Comments

I caught a couple of smart fish when I went to the Natural History Museum in Dublin this week to launch Fishy Fun, a one-day family event at the museum later this year! The event, [...]

16 05, 2019

MY STATEMENT ON €50 MILLION EU AID FOR BEEF FARMERS

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has strongly welcomed news that the European Commission has agreed an exceptional aid fund for Irish beef farmers. The fund is to compensate farmers for [...]

16 05, 2019

YOUNG SOCIAL INNOVATORS’ AWARDS

By | May 16th, 2019|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

I was delighted to present Gold, Silver and Bronze awards at the Young Social Innovators of the Year Awards at Croke Park today. The awards recognise and celebrate youth-led social innovation. More than 6,000 young [...]

14 05, 2019

TUSLA NATIONAL CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORTS WEEK

By | May 14th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National|0 Comments

Tusla is holding a series of special events across Ireland this week to highlight supports available for families and children. The National Child and Family Supports Week will include a number of venues in Galway [...]

14 05, 2019

NEW SECURITY INITIATIVES ANNOUNCED TO MAKE RURAL IRELAND SAFER

By | May 14th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

My Department has launched two new initiatives to make isolated, vulnerable and older people in Rural Ireland safer in their homes. The Department for Rural and Community Development is funding the provision of carbon monoxide [...]