Press Releases from Minister Sean Canney TD.

18 08, 2019

SENIORS ALERT SCHEME A GREAT SUCCESS – CANNEY

By | August 18th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

More than 3,500 older people in County Galway have signed up for the Seniors Alert Scheme since it was first introduced in 2015, latest figures have shown. Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs, [...]

16 08, 2019

GALWAY EAST PROJECTS BENEFIT FROM NEARLY €40,000 IN LEADER FUNDING – CANNEY

By | August 16th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Three Galway East projects will receive nearly €40,000 in LEADER funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney said: "This is great news. The [...]

9 08, 2019

ATHENRY LINK ROAD TO OPEN NEXT WEEK

By | August 9th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney and Cllr Gabe Cronnelly have received confirmation that Galway County Council will open the new link road off the Athenry by-pass connecting Athenry Presentation College [...]

8 08, 2019

GALWAY MEN HEAD TO RUSSIA FOR SKILLS OLYMPICS

By | August 8th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Two Galway men are set to represent Ireland at the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Russia later this month. Apprentice Jack O'Donnell from Lettermore and student Ruairí Grealish from Galway City will be among 17 young [...]

6 08, 2019

MOBILE PHONE USERS CAN TAKE ACTION TO IMPROVE POOR HOME RECEPTION – CANNEY

By | August 6th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Mobile phone users with reception problems in the home can take action to improve their signals, Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has advised. The Minister's call follows the recent legalisation [...]

31 07, 2019

CANNEY WELCOMES STATE OWNERSHIP OF PORTUMNA CASTLE GATE LODGE

By | July 31st, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Portumna Castle Gate Lodge is now in State ownership, Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has said. Minister Canney has received confirmation that the land transfer process for the building has [...]

30 07, 2019

Welcome News of additional funding for Galway National Roads

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Information, Latest News, National, Press Releases|0 Comments

I have received confirmation that Transport Infrastructure Ireland has allocated additional funding to Galway County Council of €414,117 for drainage works and road, pavement and footpath repairs on National roads in County Galway. This funding [...]

19 07, 2019

CANNEY DEMANDS END TO GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL FUNDING CRISIS

By | July 19th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

The funding crisis at Galway County Council is unacceptable and action is needed immediately, Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has said. Minister Canney is calling on the Minister for Local [...]

19 07, 2019

URGENT INVESTIGATION NEEDED INTO BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL RATES IN THE WEST – CANNEY

By | July 19th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

A full investigation is urgently required to identify the reasons why breast cancer survival rates are lower in the West than in any other part of the country, Galway East TD and Minister of Rural [...]

18 07, 2019

CANNEY WELCOMES EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK FINANCING FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

By | July 18th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcome the European Investment Bank's (EIB) approval of €4.8 billion in new financing for investment in rural areas, energy transition, transport and the private [...]