Press Releases from Minister Sean Canney TD.

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Tuam Town Hall

By | May 13th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €3.6 million for the refurbishment of Tuam Town Hall. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

13 05, 2024

Welcomes funding for Athenry Town Centre Regeneration

By | May 13th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation the Galway County Council have been allocated €6 million for the development of Athenry Town Centre. The funding under the Rural Regeneration Development Fund will provide for the refurbishment of the [...]

9 05, 2024

Welcomes €1.6m Government funding for sport equipment to various sporting organisations in County Galway.

By | May 9th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Sporting, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been notified that the Department of Sport & Tourism have today allocated €1.6m to various sporting organisations in Co Galway. “This funding will aid sporting organisations to purchase much needed equipment such as [...]

4 05, 2024

Government need to re-examine the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not workable in many parts of the country

By | May 4th, 2024|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have asked Government to review the Affordable Housing Scheme as it is not working in areas of the country where the density levels cannot be achieved. “The amount of equity being put forward under [...]

30 04, 2024

Welcomes €79.5 million Ash dieback support package for farmers

By | April 30th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of a €79.5 million package for farmers affected by ash dieback by Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue TD today. “I welcome this scheme, but I will need to see the detail [...]

26 04, 2024

Canney Welcomes inclusion of the Western Rail Corridor in the EU Transport network.

By | April 26th, 2024|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the decision by the European Parliament to include The Western Rail Corridor and Galway Port in the TEN-T Network following an application by the Irish Government last month. This is a game changer [...]

13 03, 2024

Ireland must defend turf cutting following the decision by the European Commission to take Ireland to the European Court of Justice.

By | March 13th, 2024|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Irish Government to defend the rights of people to cut turf for their own use. The European Union has announced that they are taking the Irish Government to the European [...]

21 08, 2023

Roll out of Fiber optic Broadband needs to be accelerated to meet demand

By | August 21st, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am calling on National Broadband Ireland (NBI) and Government to accelerate the build out of the National Broadband Plan if we are to achieve the target of 96% of all houses and premises to [...]

27 05, 2023

Calls for meaningful investment in Wastewater Treatment Systems

By | May 27th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Department of Housing to invest in the delivery of wastewater treatment plants in towns and villages if we are to deliver housing. The Government need to invest at least €500 [...]

15 03, 2023

Government needs to build trust with farmers on the issue of Designations and the Farm Plan Scheme

By | March 15th, 2023|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Government need to build trust with farmers where land is designated for up to 26 years and have received very little support. “I along with fellow TD’s Denis Naughten and Carol Nolan recently met [...]