Press Releases from Minister Sean Canney TD.

2 04, 2020

INCOME SUPPORTS VITAL FOR THOSE FACING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP – CANNEY

By | April 2nd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has stressed the importance of income supports after latest statistics confirmed that unemployment has soared. Today's Live Register figures showed 513,350 people are on the [...]

2 04, 2020

CANNEY HERALDS LAUNCH OF “COMMUNITY CALL” NATIONWIDE VOLUNTEERING EFFORT

By | April 2nd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The launch of a new nationwide volunteering effort is a call to action for communities all over Ireland, according to Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney. The Community Call is a [...]

31 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES PUBLIC-PRIVATE HOSPITALS PARTNERSHIP

By | March 31st, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcomed the new partnership between the Health Service Executive and the Private Hospitals' Association as "the right course of action" in response to the [...]

27 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES FURTHER SUPPORT FOR LOCAL RADIO

By | March 27th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Community Development Seán Canney has welcomed further support for local and regional radio by his Department. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Richard Bruton TD has asked [...]

26 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES €200,000 BOOST FOR LIBRARY ONLINE SERVICES

By | March 26th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcomed the announcement of a €200,000 fund to buy 5,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks for public libraries following increased public demand. Minister Canney said: "The [...]

26 03, 2020

STAY AWAY FROM RIP-OFF MONEYLENDERS – CANNEY

By | March 26th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has warned those finding themselves in financial difficulty because of the COVID-19 crisis to stay away from moneylenders. Minister Canney said: "We are getting reports [...]

26 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES AN POST INITIATIVE FOR OLDER AND VULNERABLE PEOPLE

By | March 26th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has welcomed a Community Supports Action Plan which will see An Post delivery staff checking-in with older and more vulnerable customers. The initiative by An [...]

23 03, 2020

PLEASE SUPPORT CHARITIES – CANNEY

By | March 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Community Development Seán Canney has called on people to go the extra mile to support charities if they are in a position to do so. Minister Canney, whose remit [...]

23 03, 2020

CANNEY SLAMS PEOPLE IGNORING SOCIAL DISTANCING ON PUBLIC PARKS AND WALKWAYS

By | March 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has attacked those who are failing to observe social distancing when using parks and walkways. Minister Canney said: "We have so many wonderful facilities for [...]

21 03, 2020

CANNEY SLAMS THOSE IGNORING SOCIAL DISTANCING

By | March 21st, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has urged everyone to observe social distancing in the fight against the Covid-19 virus. Minister Canney said: "Most people are following the guidelines of staying [...]