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

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 [...]

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 [...]