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Hot school meals for students at three Galway schools

Hot school meals for students at three Galway schools

Students at three primary schools in Galway city and county will be getting hot school meals starting from September in a new pilot programme. Bushy Park NS in the city, along wit ...
Artists to benefit from new social welfare support

Artists to benefit from new social welfare support

A pilot social welfare scheme for self employed artists is being permanently extended to a wider spectrum of the artistic community. Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Pro ...
Community employment supervisors strike over pension claims

Community employment supervisors strike over pension claims

Dozens of community employment supervisors took to the picket lines in Galway today as part of a nationwide strike over pension benefits. A one-day strike was organised by Sipt ...
New Bill to allow gay couples to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates

New Bill to allow gay couples to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates

Same sex couples will soon be allowed to use the word 'parent' on birth certificates of children born through donor-assisted births, when a new Bill is passed. The Civil Registrat ...
Over a thousand Galway dads get Paternity Benefits so far this year

Over a thousand Galway dads get Paternity Benefits so far this year

Galway dads are taking greater advantage of the paternity benefits out there for them, with 1,133 fathers drawing the government's two week worth of paid benefits so far this year. ...
Galway TD calls for vacancies on Tús and RSS schemes to be filled without delay

Galway TD calls for vacancies on Tús and RSS schemes to be filled without delay

All vacant places on Community Employment Scheme, the Tús Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme should be filled without delay, according to Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív. The Fianna ...
Govt needs to ramp up recruitment to Rural Social Scheme, says Galway TD

Govt needs to ramp up recruitment to Rural Social Scheme, says Galway TD

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection must accelerate recruitment to the Rural Social Scheme, according to Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív. The Fianna Fá ...
Galway TD hits out at govt ‘spin machine’ after new child benefit proposals

Galway TD hits out at govt ‘spin machine’ after new child benefit proposals

Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte has hit out at the government 'spin machine' which she believes has again caused  concern and frustration for parents following leaks about possible pl ...
Pension reforms to benefit many people across Galway – Minister

Pension reforms to benefit many people across Galway – Minister

The Pension Reforms confirmed Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty will significantly benefit many people in Galway, Mayo and the West who are in re ...
3,456 pensioners in Galway & Mayo “being fleeced” by 2012 pension changes

3,456 pensioners in Galway & Mayo “being fleeced” by 2012 pension changes

Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh says that the government must do something to rectify the 3,456 older people in Galway & Mayo "being fleeced" by the 2012 pension changes. He s ...
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