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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

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 [...]

31 12, 2019

Happy New Year 2020

By | December 31st, 2019|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, O P W, Portumna Area, Press Releases, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I wish everyone a peaceful, prosperous and healthy New Year. I look forward to working with you all in 2020. My constituency office will re-open on the 6th Jan. Please feel free to contact me [...]

7 12, 2019

FUNDING OPPORTUNUNITY FOR COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY GROUPS

By | December 7th, 2019|Annaghdown, Athenry Area, Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Monivea Area, Portumna Area, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area, Turloughmore Area|0 Comments

I am urging community and voluntary groups in Galway East to apply for funding under the Community Support Scheme 2020.

4 12, 2019

HIGH AMBITIONS FOR HILL OF KNOCKMA

By | December 4th, 2019|Blog, Corofin, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I recently hosted a meeting on the hill of Knockma to consider future plans for one of the fastest growing tourist attractions in the Tuam area.

4 12, 2019

BOOST FOR HYMANY WAY WALKING TRAIL

By | December 4th, 2019|Blog, Farming, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Great news that the Hymany Way walking trail has been included in the national Walks Scheme.

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.