News & Statements
Cannon appointed UNICEF global champion for education
A Galway East TD has been appointed as a UNICEF global champion for education as part of a new initiative to ensure that every young person aged between 10 and 24 will be in school, training or age-appropriate decent employment by 2030.
Cannon urges communities to say the ‘Big Hello’ to local diaspora as part of National Community Weekend
An East Galway TD has welcomed the forthcoming May Bank Holiday Weekend’s National Community Celebration.
Minister Cannon publishes details of car insurance companies supportive of returning emigrants
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has published the names of the motor insurance operators who insure returning emigrants and take into account the ‘no-claims’ driving discounts/experience earned abroad.
Cannon congratulates Kenny on European of the Year honour
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s forthcoming award of ‘European of the Year’ is a deserved acknowledgement of his role in guiding Ireland back to economic recovery, a Fine Gael Minister has said.
Cannon pays tribute to playwright Murphy
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has paid tribute to playwright Tom Murphy who died earlier this week aged 83.
Cannon named as Political Champion for Education in Emergencies
Junior Minister for International Development, Ciarán Cannon, has today been named as a Political Champion for Education in Emergencies.
Cannon welcomes EU Regulation on portability of online content services
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed a new EU Regulation ensuring that people from Galway and across the country will be able to access their online subscriptions such as Netflix, Spotify and Sky Sports wherever they are travelling in the EU.
Cannon hopes Philadelphia’s Foróige foundation will be first of many in US
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, will be launching the first branch of Foróige in Philadelphia next week.
O’Brien’s award is testimony to a great Irish literary trailblazer- Cannon
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed the news that Irish-born writer Edna O’Brien is to receive the PEN/Nabokov Award for achievement in international literature and said it is testimony to her reputation as a literary trailblazer.
Cannon says Oscar nominations prove finesse of Irish artistic talent
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has congratulated the Irish artists who have received nominations for their work for the 90th Academy Awards.