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Varadkar criticised for intervention in Western transport projects

Varadkar criticised for intervention in Western transport projects

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been criticised for the dropping of transport projects in the West and North West while he was Transport Minister. New documents reveal that an int ...
Future of new Merlin Park Hospital in doubt after hospice decision Taoiseach says

Future of new Merlin Park Hospital in doubt after hospice decision Taoiseach says

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar cast doubt on the future of a new hospital at Merlin Park in comments made in the Dáil this week. The Taoiseach said that the recent decision to refuse p ...
A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

As the nurses stage the third day of strike action for better pay and working conditions, one patient, who had her surgery cancelled on Tuesday, has written a letter saying the nur ...
Nurses and midwives escalate strike action

Nurses and midwives escalate strike action

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is escalating its strike action with more strike dates announced. The Union said that it has made this decision on the back of the gover ...
Galway TD hits out at Taoiseach’s support for vulture funds

Galway TD hits out at Taoiseach’s support for vulture funds

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has come under fire for his stance that so-called vulture funds are better for homeowners than banks from a Galway TD. Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice sa ...
Diplomats and peacekeepers to visit Galway schools

Diplomats and peacekeepers to visit Galway schools

Secondary schools in Galway will get first hand knowledge of Ireland's global peacekeeping efforts from diplomats and members of the defence forces this year. The Global Schools p ...
Shocking: 83-year-old on trolley at UHG spots rodent inside light above her head

Shocking: 83-year-old on trolley at UHG spots rodent inside light above her head

Shocking footage has emerged online that appears to show a rodent in a light fixture at University Hospital Galway. The short video, which was allegedly taken at the emergency d ...
Taoiseach critical of Pope’s response on Tuam Mother and Baby Home

Taoiseach critical of Pope’s response on Tuam Mother and Baby Home

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that a letter Pope Francis sent to Children's Minister Katherine Zappone about the Tuam Mother and Baby Home was "more of an acknowledgement than a ...
Connacht Rugby submits plans for €30 million Stadium redevelopment

Connacht Rugby submits plans for €30 million Stadium redevelopment

Connacht Rugby have formally submitted a planning application for the €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground and Stadium. The application was submitted with Galway City Cou ...
“Groundbreaking” innovations in Galway get €16 million backing

“Groundbreaking” innovations in Galway get €16 million backing

Five groundbreaking projects in Galway have been granted nearly €16 million in funding from the first Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minist ...
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