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

5 11, 2019

GALWAY GOLDEN MILE INFORMATION EVENT

By | November 5th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There will be an information session about the 2020 Galway Golden Mile initiative for community groups and schools at the Angler's Rest in Headford on Saturday November 9 between 1030am and 3pm.

31 10, 2019

€400,000 IN GRANTS FOR GALWAY EAST PROJECTS

By | October 31st, 2019|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

As Minister for Rural Affairs, I am delighted to announce that four Galway East projects are to receive €100,000 each for major renewal schemes.

1 10, 2019

GIANT SNAIL FOSSIL UNVEILED IN TUAM

By | October 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I had the honour today of joining Galway County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Jimmy McLearn to unveil a very rare fossil that dates back to the Carboniferous period, some 340 million years ago.

25 09, 2019

GALWAY 2020

By | September 25th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Oireachtas briefing at Leinster House by Galway 2020 led by CEO Patricia Philbin and Creative Director Helen Marriage.

16 09, 2019

NEARLY €14,000 FUNDING FOR SENSORY GARDEN IN LAWRENCETOWN

By | September 16th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Lawrencetown Community Development Group is to receive €13,943 in CLÁR funding for a sensory garden.

23 08, 2019

WOODFORD FURNACE FESTIVAL – A UNIQUE EVENT!

By | August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism|0 Comments

I visited the Woodford Furnace Festival this week. It really is a unique event that celebrates the village's iron-making heritage dating back to 1681. It is great to see groups from all over the world [...]

7 08, 2019

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK YOUR PASSPORTS!

By | August 7th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Thanks to Brexit, we are now experiencing a record number of passport applications. We are also in the height of the holiday season so it is doubly important to get your applications in early to [...]

1 08, 2019

PORTUMNA CASTLE GATE LODGE NOW IN STATE OWNERSHIP

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

I was very pleased to be advised this week that Portumna Castle Gate Lodge is now in State ownership after receiving confirmation that the land transfer process has been completed. The Gate Lodge was put [...]

18 07, 2019

CRINNIÚ @ PORTUMNA!

By | July 18th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

There is a full programme of events this Saturday July 20 to celebrate Portumna's rich heritage and its link to Lough Derg. Events for Crinniú include a conference entitled Portumna: A Celebration of People, Place [...]

16 07, 2019

IRELAND’S HIDDEN HEARTLANDS WEBSITE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME

By | July 16th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Failte Ireland are providing a training and investment programme to help Visitor Attractions and Activity Providers in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands to attract more customers by improving their websites. The purpose of the website improvement programme [...]