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#Sean Canney

# sean-canney - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance

Minister Sean Canney was also asked to provide more information on €3,258 in “policy formulation” expenses that were spent in a string of restaurants around the country.

# sean-canney - Monday 1 July, 2019

Does Ireland need to update its dog control laws? The public are being asked to give their views

A public consultation will last until September.

# sean-canney - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

Yesterday, Simon Harris signed the law establishing Ireland’s first medicinal cannabis access scheme,

# sean-canney - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'I find that quite insulting': Smith hits out at govt over opposition of Climate Emergency Bill

Bríd Smith TD was speaking before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

# sean-canney - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

# sean-canney - Friday 28 December, 2018

84 rivers to open for salmon fishing in 2019

Half of the rivers will be classified as open for catch and release.

# sean-canney - Thursday 27 December, 2018

New rules around kennel sizes among dog breeding guidelines set to come into effect from 2019

The guidelines are an updated version of similar rules which came into effect in 2012.

# sean-canney - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Minister criticised for committing to offshore oil drilling and saying it can deliver benefits to the Irish people

Junior Minister Sean Canney dismissed a Bill which aims to stop the issuing of any new licences for the exploration of fossil fuels.

# sean-canney - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Whoever gets the government assistant chief whip job won't be taking the €15k top up

The TD left the Independent Alliance last week after a row over who should serve as a junior minister.

# sean-canney - Friday 4 May, 2018

Sean Canney quits the Independent Alliance

He announced the move this morning.

# sean-canney - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Explainer: Why has a massive row blown up between two Independent Alliance TDs?

The crux of the issue is there is just one Minister of State role up for grabs but two government TDs want it.

# sean-canney - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran wins bout over junior minister role against Seán Canney

An internal dispute arose over whether Seán Canney would take back over the role.

# sean-canney - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'Workers are being told "bugger off, you're 65 now". It's not fair'

The Independent Alliance want Paschal Donohoe to give workers the option to work until the age of 66 if they choose.

# sean-canney - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Why Apple has been stuck in a three-year battle over its Athenry data centre

The US multinational is said to be tired of waiting for planning permission.

# sean-canney - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran to take over as Minister of State at OPW in June

Sean Canney will vacate the post on 2 June.

# sean-canney - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Here's why Sean Canney and Kevin 'Boxer' Moran will NOT both get ministerial pensions

The TDs flipped a coin last year to decide who would take the first shift as junior minister.

# sean-canney - Monday 23 January, 2017

'Resurrecting Ireland's villages': The new plan to get people to return home to rural Ireland

The government’s Action Plan on Rural Development is being launched today in Longford.

# sean-canney - Thursday 17 November, 2016

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# sean-canney - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

The National Museum has 'no spare space for vagrant Senators' (according to An Taisce)

A statement from the national trust said the museum “has no spare space for the convenience of vagrant senators”.