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Call for IDA to step up efforts to locate industry in Tuam

East Galway TD Seán Canney has called on the IDA to step up their efforts to locate more industry in Tuam.The Independent TD said...

Irish Water’s delivery of new treatment plants not working, says Galway TD

Galway East TD Seán Canney has called on the government to fast-track clean water and wastewater treatment services in towns and villages.The Independent TD...

Work begins on new footpaths and public lighting for Corofin

Work has begun on installing new footpaths, road crossing, and public lighting in Corofin with funding from the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.Corofin was...

Design team appointed for Loughrea Town Hall project

The reimagining of the old Loughrea Town Hall has taken a step forward with the appointment of a design team for the project.Galway East...

Calls for review of ban on in-person sales at Marts

The physical closure of Marts is causing cattle prices to plummet amid Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions Galway East TD Sean Canney has said.Cattle prices...

Galway farmers to receive €56 million under 2020 Basic Payment Scheme

Farmers in Galway are to receive over €56 million under the 2020 Basic Payment Scheme.The scheme announced by Minister of Agriculture Charlie McConalogue last...

Canney co-signs bill with mandatory prison time for stealing pets

Galway TD Seán Canney has co-signed a bill which would introduce mandatory stiff penalties for people involved in stealing family pets.The Criminal Justice (Theft...

Design team to be appointed for new Athenry Gaelscoil campus

Work on delivering a new Gaelscoil campus for Athenry is progressing, with approval given for a design team to be appointed for the project.Galway...

Galway TD backs school secretaries fight for equal pay

Galway TD Sean Canney has said that he supports school secretaries in their fight for equal pay and working conditions with the Department of...

Viable solution identified for Gort Lowlands flood relief scheme

Proposals for the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme have advanced with the completion of a feasibility report that has identified a potentially viable scheme...

Contractor for Tuam Old Grove Hospital to be appointed January 2021

The redevelopment of Old Grove Hospital site in Tuam is expected to progress early next year with the appointment of a contractor.Galway East TD...

Canney says Irish Water needs to re-think strategy on locating Connacht Sludge Hub

A Galway TD is accusing Irish Water of being inflexible in considering sites for the location of a new Regional Sludge Hub for Connacht.Galway...

Sylane hurling club awarded over €100,000 for new facilities

Sylane Hurling Club has been awarded over €100,000 in funding from the LEADER programme for the development of new club facilities.Galway East TD Seán...

Tuam Courthouse among regional priorities of the Courts Service

The Courts Service have identified the provision of a new courthouse in Tuam as one of their regional priorities to make up for deficient...

Plans progressing for audiology test centre in Tuam

Plans are in the works for the addition of an audiology testing facility at Tuam Primary Care Centre.Galway East TD Seán Canney said that...

Athenry property owners urged to apply for Streetscape Enhancement grants

Businesses and residential property owners in Athenry are being encouraged to apply for new funding to improve the local streetscape appearance.The Streetscape Enhancement Pilot...

‘Lying under Oath’ not acceptable say Galway TDs calling for perjury law

Three Galway TDs are part of a Regional Group seeking to have a new law penalising perjury, lying under oath to be passed urgently...

Plans progress for undergrounding of cables in Athenry

Plans are progressing to enhance Athenry town centre by moving many overhead cables underground.Galway East TD Seán Canney says that a Part 8 planning...

Calls to replace frequently broken water mains near Headford

Calls have been made for Irish Water to replace the water mains east of Headford town between Carheen’s and Caltra Cross after numerous outages...

Contractor appointed for eight Galway broadband hubs

Vodafone Ireland has been chosen as the contractor to provide services at public broadband hubs in rural areas around the country, including eight in...
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