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Tourism Information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD located in Tuam for Galway East constituency in the West of Ireland

31 07, 2020

Public Consultation Galway to Athlone Greenway Project

By | July 31st, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Notice of upcoming public consultation events regarding the Galway to Athlone Greenway Project (which is part of the longer Galway to Dublin Greenway). This greenway is an off-road route designed for cyclists and pedestrians Once [...]

25 06, 2020

€1.19 MILLION BOOST FOR PORTUMNA REGENERATION PLAN

By | June 25th, 2020|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted to announce a €1,192,855 funding injection for Portumna to draw up a masterplan for the regeneration of town. The grant under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund will develop a programme of [...]

15 06, 2020

GUIDELINES FOR SAFE REOPENING OF THE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTOR

By | June 15th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Health, Homepage, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has issued guidelines for the safe reopening of tourism businesses and the hospitality sector. The guidelines follow the latest advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team and Health Protection Surveillance Centre and [...]

14 03, 2020

IMMEDIATE HELP NEEDED FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTOR

By | March 14th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|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. I am calling on the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue to [...]

12 03, 2020

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT MARCH 12

By | March 12th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Dail Visits, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Newsletter, O P W, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

Full Statement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar On measures to tackle Covid-19 Washington, 12 March 2020 Good morning, I need to speak to you about Coronavirus and Covid19. For the past few weeks, the Government [...]

25 02, 2020

DECISION TO GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION FOR LANDMARK PORTUMNA HOTEL

By | February 25th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Galway County Council has taken a decision to grant planning permission for the re-development and refurbishment of the iconic Shannon Oaks Hotel in Portumna. This is extremely welcome news for the town and its surrounding [...]

10 02, 2020

Sean Canney TD Elected to 33rd Dail

By | February 10th, 2020|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Education, Farming, Flood Relief, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Housing, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, National, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

"On behalf of myself and my family, a sincere Thank You to the people of Galway East for re-electing me to represent them in Dail Eireann for the coming five years. I will do my [...]

15 01, 2020

GREENWAYS FUNDING APPLICATIONS OPEN

By | January 15th, 2020|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

A new applications process for the funding of greenways has been opened following the allocation of an additional €4.5 million from the Carbon Tax Fund. This is an opportunity for greenways projects which were excluded [...]

15 01, 2020

GALWAY EAST SOCIAL ENTERPRISES RECEIVE NEARLY €15,000 IN FUNDING

By | January 15th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Two Galway East social enterprise businesses have been allocated nearly €15,000 in funding under the Small Capital Grants Scheme. I am delighted that Athenry Arts and Heritage Centre has been allocated €4,540 and Ballinasloe Town [...]

10 01, 2020

LEADER FUNDING FOR ATHENRY GALWAY 2020 PROJECT

By | January 10th, 2020|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I am delighted that a major Galway 2020 project in Athenry has been awarded LEADER funding from my Department, the Department of Rural and Community Development. Funding totalling €41,450 has been awarded to Amicitia Health [...]