National Posts

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

10 04, 2020

MORE THAN €150,000 FOR GALWAY COMMUNITY GROUPS’ EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO COVID-19

By | April 10th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

My department, the Department of Rural and Community Development, has announced €151,483 in funding to support Galway voluntary and community groups with their response efforts to the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 Emergency Fund totalling €2.5 [...]

8 04, 2020

COVID-19 TEAGASC HELPLINE

By | April 8th, 2020|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A new Teagasc telephone helpline to assist farmers with queries in relation to the current #COVID19 challenge has been set up. The information line phone number is 076-1113533 and will be open from 9.30am to [...]

8 04, 2020

REPATRIATION OF IRISH CITIZENS ABROAD

By | April 8th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A detailed note on the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Foreign Affairs has handled more than 16,000 queries concerning the welfare of Irish [...]

7 04, 2020

Advice from the HSE for parents on how to protect their children

By | April 7th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

How to protect your child, explain COVID-19 to them, keep a routine and what to do if they get sick https://bit.ly/34jwYlF #HSEMyChild #coronavirus #ItsInOurHands #COVID19 @HSELive

7 04, 2020

From the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

By | April 7th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Reminder: In line with HSE advice on personal distancing, we’ve revised our Intreo Centre opening hours - they are closed today but will be processing claims. If you have a query about your #COVID19 claim, [...]

7 04, 2020

MOBILE NETWORK PROVIDERS SHOULD OFFER BEST DEALS TO THOSE COCOONING

By | April 7th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Mobile phone network operators should be targeting their best deals at people who are cocooning. Many pensioners and vulnerable people have been telling me they are concerned that they will face spiralling bills with increased [...]

6 04, 2020

HELP FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE

By | April 6th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Women's Aid offers support points for anyone who may be in unsafe and abuse homes, including a 24 hour National Helpline and associated services. For further information the Women's Aid website is at www.womensaid.ie It [...]

6 04, 2020

HSE ADVICE ON COCOONING

By | April 6th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

This is the latest advice on cocooning for the Over 70s and other vulnerable people. Please read it carefully and follow the instructions. It is vital that we follow the guidelines so that we can [...]

3 04, 2020

BEFRIENDING INITIATIVE FOR SENIOR ALERTS SCHEME

By | April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Senior Alerts Scheme is to be used to offer additional support for older people during the COVID-19 crisis. The scheme, which is run by my Department, offers a pendant-based alarm system which is monitored [...]

3 04, 2020

COVID-19 MEASURES: SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANTS

By | April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

No school will have less Special Needs Assistant support in September 2020 than they currently have. Special Needs Assistants who are currently employed will still have their jobs in the next school year. Schools can [...]