Sean Canney

Grant scheme rules a ‘deterrent’ for potential mature students

Grant scheme rules a ‘deterrent’ for potential mature students

Independent TD Sean Canney has called on the government to review the rules affecting mature students returning to education who...

August 16, 2021

Post office network will ‘collapse’ without government support – Canney

Post office network will ‘collapse’ without government support – Canney

An independent west of Ireland TD has said that the post office network “is about to collapse and branch closures...

June 2, 2021

Regional independent TDs call for water investment in towns and villages

Regional independent TDs call for water investment in towns and villages

The Regional Group of TDs, including Galway East TD, Seán Canney, has called on the government to provide water investment...

May 19, 2021

One-off rural housing ‘vital’ for rural Ireland’s survival – Canney

One-off rural housing ‘vital’ for rural Ireland’s survival – Canney

Independent TD, Seán Canney has defended the principle of ‘one-off’ rural housing as a way of help villages survive. One-off...

April 27, 2021

Government needs to revisit REAP pilot proposal – Canney

Government needs to revisit REAP pilot proposal – Canney

An independent TD has called on the government to fulfil a Programme for Government commitment to introduce a new agri-environment...

April 19, 2021

Minister outlines details on the use of a herd number

Minister outlines details on the use of a herd number

A herd number is an administrative device issued for the purposes of disease control – and can allow more than...

April 2, 2021

‘No such thing as a silly question’: Gort landowners urged to have their say on flood scheme

‘No such thing as a silly question’: Gort landowners urged to have their say on flood scheme

Landowners and residents in the areas affected by flooding in south Co. Galway are encouraged to have their say on...

March 25, 2021

Further consultation with Gort landowners on flood relief scheme to take place

Further consultation with Gort landowners on flood relief scheme to take place

Independent TD Seán Canney said he has received confirmation from Minister of State of the Office of Public Works (OPW)...

March 22, 2021

Rural post offices could be used to set up state bank – Canney

Rural post offices could be used to set up state bank – Canney

An independent TD has said that the government must step up its commitments to support An Post to prevent the...

March 3, 2021

Updated rural housing planning guidelines to be published in March

Updated rural housing planning guidelines to be published in March

An updated guideline document for rural housing is expected to be published by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage...

February 22, 2021

Feasibility report due shortly on flooding of south Galway land

Feasibility report due shortly on flooding of south Galway land

A feasibility report on the Gort Lowlands Flood Relief Scheme is due to be published later this month. Independent TD...

February 11, 2021

Calls for Local Improvement Scheme for rivers in need of dredging

Calls for Local Improvement Scheme for rivers in need of dredging

Independent TD Seán Canney said he has met with Minister Patrick O’Donovan to “flesh out a proposal” to create a...

November 4, 2020

Canney supports calls for development of wool industry

Canney supports calls for development of wool industry

Independent Galway East TD Sean Canney is supporting calls for the development of the wool industry in Ireland. The deputy...

September 22, 2020

‘Supply of timber drying up’ due to felling and forestry licences issue

‘Supply of timber drying up’ due to felling and forestry licences issue

The government has been called on to “immediately address the crisis evolving within forestry as a result of serial objection...

July 24, 2020

Dog owners reminded of their responsibilities during lambing season

Dog owners reminded of their responsibilities during lambing season

Dog owners have been reminded of their responsibility – as well as the vulnerability of sheep to dog attack –...

January 10, 2020

‘Control of beef prices must be brought back to farmers’ – Minister Canney

‘Control of beef prices must be brought back to farmers’ – Minister Canney

Farmers are being called on to join producer organisations (POs) so that “control of beef and sheep prices is brought...

October 22, 2019

Broadband taskforce has had ‘profound effects’ – Canney

Broadband taskforce has had ‘profound effects’ – Canney

The Mobile Phone and Broadband Taskforce has seen “further progress” in its third year, according to the Minister of State...

May 24, 2019

Canney: EU beef funding ‘important for the lifeblood of rural Ireland’

Canney: EU beef funding ‘important for the lifeblood of rural Ireland’

The €100 million funding for the beef sector – agreed between the Government and the EU – is important for...

May 16, 2019