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

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 [...]

19 06, 2019

FUNDING FOR GALWAY SMALL FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

By | June 19th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced a total of €15,500 in funding for small festivals and summer schools in Galway. The allocations are designed to help [...]

13 06, 2019

CHECK BEFORE YOU BOOK!

By | June 13th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

A valid passport is needed to travel on holiday. Please check your passport and your children's passport before you book. It is so easy to do, so my advice is do it today. Allow plenty [...]

12 06, 2019

BOOST FOR KNOCK AIRPORT

By | June 12th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Ireland West Airport Knock is to get a €5.7 million boost in Exchequer grants under the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport's Regional Airports Programme. This is a very welcome investment in our transport connectivity [...]

7 05, 2019

KNOCKMA HILL EXTENSION – OFFICIAL OPENING

By | May 7th, 2019|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Launch Events, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

There was a great turnout to celebrate the official opening of the new extension to the Knockma hill trail yesterday. It has been a significant community achievement with special thanks to the Caherlistrane and Kilcoona [...]

1 05, 2019

GET YOUR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS IN EARLY!

By | May 1st, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

GET YOUR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS IN EARLY! Thanks to Brexit, we are now experiencing a record number of passport applications. I am advising everyone to get their applications in early to avoid any last minute stress. [...]

19 03, 2019

Functions in Sofia as part of St Patrick’s Day visit

By | March 19th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

Functions in Sofia as part of St Patrick's Day visit I was honoured to meet prominent Irish business people at the Ambassador's residence in Sofia. Later I delivered a speech at a St Patrick's Day [...]

18 03, 2019

Great St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Sofia

By | March 18th, 2019|Blog, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

Great St Patrick's Day celebrations in Sofia Great St Patrick's Day celebrations in Sofia on Sunday, accompanied by Ireland's Ambassador to Bulgaria, Michael Forbes. First event was the presentation and blessing of the shamrock at [...]

15 03, 2019

Greece as Part of the St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

By | March 15th, 2019|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism|0 Comments

Greece as Part of the St Patrick's Day Celebrations I was given a very warm welcome on my first official visit to Greece as part of the St Patrick's Day celebrations. The Museum of Cycladic [...]