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Emergency repair money for Craughwell NS welcomed

The allocation of funding for emergency repair works on Craughwell National School has been welcomed. Craughwell NS has been allocated funding by the department of...

Galway lads shine at World Skills Championship

Two young men from Galway were among those honoured with awards at the recent World Skills Championship in Russia. The World Skills Championship, sometimes known...

Work on Tuam railway crossing footpath to stary this week

Work is to begin this week on a footpath for the old railway line crossing at Vicar Street in Tuam.It was announced in June...

Kinvara flood relief plans progressing

Plans for Flood Relief works in Kinvara have taken a step forward as Galway County Council will soon begin an application for OPW funding. Galway...

Galway TD says the government made the “right move” on Deep Retrofit scheme

Galway TD Seán Canney said it was the right call for the govenment to process all outstanding applications for the pilot Deep Retrofit scheme...

Three east Galway community projects get €40,000 in LEADER funding

Three Community groups in east Galway have been awarded almost €40,000 in funding from the LEADER programme. The LEADER programme provides grants to local community...

Over 125 entries received so far for Summer Rally

More than 125 entries have been received so far for the Lady Gregory Hotel Galway Summer Rally, which will be held later this month. The...

Angling vessels gathering data on the Bluefin Tuna

Angling vessels in Galway and all along the Atlantic coast will be taking part in a scheme to gather more data on the much...

Galway TD racks up €900 bill at Tuam restaurant under expenses for ‘policy formulation’

Galway East TD Sean Canney has submitted receipts from restaurants in Galway and Dublin as part of his 'Parliamentary Activities Allowance'.TDs are entitled to...

New Athenry link road opening next week

A link road off the Athenry by-pass connecting Athenry Presentation College will open next week. Galway East TD Seán Canney said that he and councillor...

Two Galway men headed to the Skills Olympics

Two young men from Galway will be part of the delegation representing Ireland at the 45th Skills Olympics in Russia later this month. Apprentice Jack...

New TV licence fee to cover all devices such as laptops and tablets

The TV licence fee will soon apply to all devices such as laptops and tablets, under new government plans. The Broadcasting Bill announced by Minister...

State takes ownership of historic Gate Lodge at Portumna Castle

The state has taken ownership of the Gate Lodge at Portumna Castle to ensure this historic local attraction stays together. While Portumna Castle itself has...

Nine Galway youth groups and projects awarded €61,000

Youth groups and services in Galway have been awarded €61,000 in funding from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The funding announced this week...

Funding for two library projects in disadvantaged communities

Two projects in Galway to provide library supports to communities and individuals at risk of being socially excluded, marginalised or disadvantaged have received backing...

€5 billion to be invested in rural areas across Europe

Rural areas across Europe will benefit from funding of almost €5 billion from the European Investment Bank. Galway East TD Seán Canney welcomed the funding...

HSE urged to fix ‘ridiculous situation’ with Tuam Primary Care Centre

The opening hours for Tuam Primary Care Centre are not fit for purpose and the HSE nationally needs to sort out the problem as...

Construction begins at site of new special school in Tuam

The construction of St Oliver's Special School in Tuam, which began recently, has been described as 'great to see'. Sean Canney TD visited the site...

Restoration project of historic Loughrea estate awarded €100,000

This week has seen the launch of the Loughrea Walks Project to restore the historic fabric of the former Clanricarde estate. The Department of Community...

Galway Hospice and Irish Wheelchair Association to receive funding for new vehicles

Galway Hospice and the Irish Wheelchair Association in Tuam are set to benefit from over €100,000 in funding for new vehicles. Galway Hospice has been...
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GMIT launches four new Marine Science scholarships

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