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

7 05, 2019

KNOCKMA HILL EXTENSION – OFFICIAL OPENING

By | May 7th, 2019|Blog, Corofin / Annaghdown, 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 [...]

18 02, 2019

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD

By | February 18th, 2019|Blog, Flood Relief, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

MEELICK WEIR RESTORATION PROJECT GETS THE GO-AHEAD I am delighted to have been informed that the restoration project for Meelick Weir and Walkway is to be given the go-ahead after a ten-year battle. The weir [...]

5 02, 2019

Celebrating Snowdrops!

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

Celebrating Snowdrops! The annual Snowdrop event will take place this Saturday, February 9th at Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest, Loughrea. Guest speaker for the day is Maurice Parkinson, who along with his wife Joy, developed Balyrobert [...]

31 12, 2018

Portumna Castle is a major tourist attraction in Galway East

By | December 31st, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, O P W, Portumna Area, Tourism|0 Comments

Portumna Castle is a major tourist attraction in Galway East I have been in discussions with officials from the Office of Public Works on the future plans for further development of Portumna Castle. ‘Major efforts [...]

10 11, 2018

Canney announces Leader funding of €180,000 for Galway East

By | November 10th, 2018|Blog, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Sporting, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney announces Leader funding of €180,000 for Galway East I am delighted to announce Leader funding of €180,000 for four projects for Galway East. The projects to benefit are Shiven Rovers AFC Newbridge €41,625 for [...]

5 10, 2018

Canney welcomes announcement of €900,000 in funding for rural towns and villages in Galway

By | October 5th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Headford Area, Homepage, Latest News, Tourism, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes announcement of €900,000 in funding for rural towns and villages in Galway I welcome the announcement by Minister Michael Ring T.D. of funding of €900,000 for rural towns and villages in Galway under [...]