Press Releases from Minister Sean Canney TD.

21 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES SUSPENSION OF LEVY FOR LOCAL BROADCASTERS

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

Galway East TD and Minister for Digital Development Seán Canney has warmly welcomed his department's decision to temporarily suspend the broadcasting levy for local radio stations. Minister Canney, who is Minister of State in the [...]

20 03, 2020

“TIME FOR THE BIG MEITHEAL” AS GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES COVID-19 COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN

By | March 20th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Government has launched a COVID-19 Action Plan to co-ordinate a huge national response by communities, volunteers and individuals to the challenges presented by the crisis. The plan was issued by Minister Michael Ring TD [...]

17 03, 2020

CANNEY ACCUSES MEAT FACTORIES OF COVID-19 PROFITEERING

By | March 17th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has backed the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association in accusing meat factories of profiteering during the global health crisis. Minister Canney said: "It makes [...]

16 03, 2020

CANNEY URGES GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS TO SUBMIT EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CREATIVE IRELAND PROGRAMME

By | March 16th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney is calling on creative groups and individuals to submit expressions of interest for bursary funding from Galway County Council. The Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2020 is [...]

16 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES LAUNCH OF POSTAL APPLICATIONS FOR NATIONAL CHILDCARE SCHEME

By | March 16th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The National Childcare Scheme is now open for parents wishing to make postal applications. Welcoming the move, Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney said: "More than 30,000 applications for nearly 40,000 [...]

15 03, 2020

THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR COMMUNITY SPIRIT

By | March 15th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

In times of adversity, one of our great strengths is our sense of community. The way in which we care for and protect the most vulnerable in our society is a measure of that strength. [...]

14 03, 2020

CANNEY URGES IMMEDIATE HELP FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTOR

By | March 14th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The tourism and hospitality sector needs urgent help in the face of a sharp fall-off in bookings in the wake of the Covid-19 virus. That is according to Galway East TD and Minister Rural Affairs [...]

14 03, 2020

GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL MOVES TO PROTECT FLOODED SOUTH GALWAY HOMES – CANNEY

By | March 14th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has received confirmation that Galway County Council is to carry out minor channel works to reduce the risk of flooding to homes at Cahermore, Kinvara. [...]

13 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES €40 MILLION BROADCASTING SCHEME

By | March 13th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Galway East TD and Minister for Digital Development Seán Canney has welcomed the latest Sound and Vision scheme which will offer €40 million in support for broadcasters over the next three years. The scheme provides [...]

13 03, 2020

CANNEY WELCOMES SURVEY FOR BROADBAND DELIVERY

By | March 13th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The implementation of the National Broadband Plan in County Galway has begun. National Broadband Ireland vehicles are carrying out survey work around the county prior to the installation process. Galway East TD and Minister for [...]