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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 05, 2022

Calls for a Passport Office for the West of Ireland

By | May 31st, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have requested the Government to establish a passport office to serve the citizens in the region. “Speaking in the Dáil debate last Thursday evening on the passport crisis, I called on the Department of [...]

12 05, 2022

Canney – Welcomes changes to the Public Works Contracts to deal with Construction inflation

By | May 12th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Sean Canney Independent TD has welcomed the approval by the Cabinet today of a Memo presented by Minister Michael McGrath to address the crisis in the Public Works Contracts due to the unprecedented increase in [...]

27 12, 2021

Urging people to check their passports prior to booking flights

By | December 27th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I urge people to check their passports prior to booking flights. The time to process a passport application can vary. It is very important to know the time it takes to process a passport and [...]

29 11, 2021

Welcome funding for outdoor adventure projects in Galway East

By | November 29th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the allocation of €750,000 to three projects in Galway East. ‘Portumna Blueway Wayfinding Sculpture Park has received €499,585 to develop a multi-use shared 2.4k leisure route (Blueway) information, directional and safety signage, a [...]

23 06, 2021

The passport office have a backlog of 90,000 passport applications.

By | June 23rd, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

They are processing the applications but there are delays. The Passport offices advice to the public is not to book any flights or ferries unless you have an in-date passport. It is essential to check [...]

10 06, 2021

The Government’s continuing failure to be proactive will damage our economy and our social fabric

By | June 10th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I together with the Independent Regional Group members state that the Government’s continuing failure for the timely adoption of successful measures to combat and contain Covid19 continues to damage our economy and our social fabric. [...]

26 05, 2021

Meets Stakeholders to discuss the regional aviation crisis

By | May 26th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I today met with Aer Lingus pilots outside the Convention Centre to discuss the current crisis within the aviation industry. I also met today with Shannon Chamber and the Hotel Federation to offer support for [...]

13 05, 2021

Welcomes Heritage Council funding of €67,000.00 for Loughrea and Athenry

By | May 13th, 2021|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of grants assistance of €67,000.00 for Heritage projects for the towns of Loughrea and Gort. “A grant of €25,000 has been awarded to Galway County Council for the Athenry Town Walls [...]

18 01, 2021

Canney welcomes funding for outdoor recreation projects in Laurencetown

By | January 18th, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Seán Canney TD this week welcomed funding for and outdoor recreation project in Laurencetown, Lismany and Kylemore. ‘I welcome the announcement of €40,000 to Galway County Council for the replacement of the wooden boardwalk trail [...]

1 01, 2021

I Encourage Galway County Council to apply for financial support for Towns and Villages under €50 million National Walking and Cycling Fund

By | January 1st, 2021|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the launch a new €50 million fund nationally to allow Local Authorities invest in walking and cycling projects. The fund is specifically targeted at towns and villages across the country. “Connecting residential areas [...]