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Over €850,000 allocated for upgrades to small roads in Galway

More than €850,000 has been allocated for upgrades of small roads that fall outside of Galway County Council's jurisdiction. The Department of Rural and Community...

Local radio stations in the west awarded over €250k Covid-19 funding

Three local radio stations in the west of Ireland have been awarded more than €250k in Covid-19 funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The...

€3.4 million east Galway group water scheme approved

The long awaited Group Water Scheme has received final approval from Minister Eoghan Murphy after many many years. The €3.4 million Group Water Scheme can...

Progress made on Caherlistrane junction road safety works

Significant progress has made been made on road safety improvements underway at Kilvolan junction in Caherlistrane. Phase One of the the road safety project, which...

1,917 people in Galway respond to call for community volunteers

The fantastic response to the call for volunteers in local communities during the COVID-19 emergency has been praised by government Ministers. A total of 1,917...

Loughrea Town Hall refurbishment project progresses

The refurbishment of Loughrea Town Hall has taken a step forward, with the county council now advertising tenders for a design team for the...

Kilrickle Group Water Scheme ready for ministerial approval

The Kilrickle Group Water Scheme is almost ready to go to tender after many years, with the project just awaiting Ministerial approval. Galway East TD...

€5 million announced for social innovation non-profits responding to COVID-19

A new €5 Million fund has been launched to support emerging innovations that address current and long-term social, economic and environmental challenges. The Innovate Together...

More than €225,000 LEADER funding awarded to East Galway projects

More than €225,000 in funding from the LEADER programme has been awarded to five sports and community projects in East Galway. The LEADER awards include...

Canney unveils €40 million support package for charities

Galway TD and Minister of State Seán Canney unveiled this week a €40 million support package for charities and other community organisations struggling in...

Kilbannon Road Realignment scheme moves forward

The Kilbannon road realignment scheme to improve road safety on the R332 is progressing, with tender documents now being prepared for the project. Galway East...

River survey underway for Athenry Flood Relief scheme

Work on the Athenry Flood Relief Scheme has taken a step forward with surveys now underway on the Clarin River between Clarinbridge and Athenry. Once...

Students urged to apply for SUSI grants for 2020/21

Students are being urged not to forget the year ahead and to apply for SUSI grants for the coming the 2020-2021 academic year. Online applications...

GLAS payments for farmers totalling €26 million brought forward

The decision by the Department of Agriculture to bring forward GLAS payments to help out struggling farmers in out current crisis has been welcomed...

Libraries see massive surge in eBook borrowing

The number of people making use of Irish libraries online services for eBooks and eAudiobooks has quadrupled in the last month. Galway East TD and...

Expansion of calf investment scheme welcomed as “essential” to protect farmers

The recent decision to massively expand funding for the Calf Investment Scheme has been welcomed as an important support for farmers in the Covid-19...

Coronavirus: Galway’s community groups to receive over €150k funding

Over €150,000 in funding has been allocated to assist Galway's community groups' response efforts to the Coronavirus pandemic. Galway East TD Seán Canney said that...

Canney praises work of Public Participation Network amid pandemic

A Galway TD has praised the work being done by Public Participation Networks in Galway and around Ireland during the Coronavirus pandemic. Galway East TD...

Canney calls for insurers to work “fairly and honestly” with businesses in crisis

Insurers must deal "fairly and honestly" with businesses and business owners who have been affected by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis a Galway TD has...

Private hospitals partnership is right course of action – Canney

Galway East TD has praised the partnership of public and private hospitals to maximise the amount of beds and resources available for the Covid-19...
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Two Galway areas among 10 highest Covid rates in the Republic

Galway City Central's 14-day Covid incidence rate was the third highest in the country last week, and data released this evening shows that the...

Coronavirus: 6 deaths and 866 COVID-19 cases today

There have been 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported today, along with 866 new confirmed cases.Of today's cases, 54 are in Galway, the...

Town Voucher helping people to shop local in Ballinasloe this holiday season

The importance of shopping local in order to support businesses through the COVID crisis has been driven home many times in recent months.ShopBallinasloe has...

Hospitals update: 20 people with COVID-19 at Galway hospitals

There are twenty people with Covid-19 at hospitals in Galway, the latest HSE data shows.Fifteen people with the virus are in UHG and there...