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2407, 2021

Challenges Bus Eireann and the National Transport Authority for removing public transport services in Loughrea.

I have written to Bus Eireann and the NTA seeking an explanation for their decision to cancel the existing Bus Route 50 and X50 serving Loughrea town. This decision is a total contradiction of Government [...]

2407, 2021

Welcome funding of €240,000 for Galway Digital Hubs

I welcome the allocation of €239,095 from the Department of Rural and Community Development to Galway County Council for the development or upgrade of 8 Broadband Connection Points (BCP’s) in Galway. The locations include Ballyglunin [...]

2407, 2021

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference

I, as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters, have today welcomed the launch of the Committees Terms of Reference and 2020/21 Work Programme. “ I thank each and every person who [...]

2407, 2021

Welcome commencement of the Part 8 planning for Athenry Fire Station

I have been informed that Galway County Council will today publish the public notice for the commencement of the Planning process for the new first station for Athenry. “I am delighted that this project is [...]

1807, 2021

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit families

Nursing Home Fair Deal long awaited legislation to benefit family farms and family business Sean Canney Independent TD welcomes the passing of legislation in the Dáil and Seanad this week to protect family farm and [...]

1407, 2021

Forest Licence System must change

The current Forest Licence System is not fit for purpose and needs to be overhauled as a matter of urgency. Today there are nearly 6,000 licences in the system pending decision. Farmers are awaiting more [...]

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