Portumna

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

1 08, 2019

PORTUMNA CASTLE GATE LODGE NOW IN STATE OWNERSHIP

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

I was very pleased to be advised this week that Portumna Castle Gate Lodge is now in State ownership after receiving confirmation that the land transfer process has been completed. The Gate Lodge was put [...]

18 07, 2019

CRINNIÚ @ PORTUMNA!

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

There is a full programme of events this Saturday July 20 to celebrate Portumna's rich heritage and its link to Lough Derg. Events for Crinniú include a conference entitled Portumna: A Celebration of People, Place [...]

16 07, 2019

CLÁR FUNDING FOR GALWAY EAST FIRST RESPONDER GROUPS

By | July 16th, 2019|Blog, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Monivea Area, Portumna Area|0 Comments

Great news that two Galway East groups are to receive funding for vital health support services from my Department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. Under Measure 3 of the CLÁR fund, which is [...]

13 07, 2019

€143,000 ALLOCATED TO COUNTY GALWAY GROUPS UNDER THE COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMME

By | July 13th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that 38 County Galway community groups have been allocated grants totalling €143,000 under the Department of Rural and Comunity Development's Community Enhancement Programme. The grants, which are allocated to individual groups by [...]

19 06, 2019

FUNDING FOR GALWAY SMALL FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

By | June 19th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced a total of €15,500 in funding for small festivals and summer schools in Galway. The allocations are designed to help [...]

19 06, 2019

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN ROADWORKS SCHEME

By | June 19th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Community organisations and groups should be aware that applications to Galway County Council under the Community Involvement in Roadworks Scheme are now open. The scheme is designed to support residents and local groups who are [...]

17 06, 2019

RETURN OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL ALLOWANCE

By | June 17th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Back to School Clothing and Footware Allowance will soon be available for eligible families. Budget 2019 provided for €56 million nationally to be made available for the allowance which [...]

11 06, 2019

INFORMATION EVENING ON ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES

By | June 11th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area|0 Comments

Information evenings about how to make your home more energy efficient and what grants may be available have been extremely popular throughout the constituency. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland will be holding a free [...]

11 06, 2019

CHILDCARE GROUPS RECEIVE MORE THAN €300,000 FOR NEW PLACES

By | June 11th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Great news that childcare groups in Galway East have been allocated more than €300,000 in capital funding to boost new childcare places in the constituency. The allocation is part of a €6.5 million investment nationally [...]

7 06, 2019

INCREASED FUNDING FOR PLAYGROUNDS

By | June 7th, 2019|Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I have some good news for children's playgrounds and recreational facilities in Galway East. The Department for Children and Youth Affairs has increased Capital Grant Funding provided to local authorities from €250,000 to €450,000 for [...]