Author: Paul Kelly

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Rabbitte accuses government of environmental “hypocrisy” as EU levels €4 million fine

Rabbitte accuses government of environmental “hypocrisy” as EU levels €4 million fine

Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has accused the government of hypocrisy for "flaunting" its Climate Action Plan while facing million in fines for breaking environmental regulations at Galw ...
Fitzmaurice condemns government for failing on promise to help people with incontinence

Fitzmaurice condemns government for failing on promise to help people with incontinence

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has condemned the government for failing to live up to promises to support people with long term incontinence. In 2017, then Minister for Communicati ...
Three day strike action by hospital support staff deferred

Three day strike action by hospital support staff deferred

The upcoming three day strike by hospital support staff has been deferred pending a full Labour Court hearing. It was originally planned that Siptu members would strike for three ...
Murphy accuses the government of leaving children with Down syndrome behind.

Murphy accuses the government of leaving children with Down syndrome behind.

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy voiced his concern regarding the limited amount of Occupational, Speech, and Physiotherapists in Galway and Roscommon for children with Down Syndrome. ...
City council gets look ahead at Galway 2020 programme as funding improves

City council gets look ahead at Galway 2020 programme as funding improves

A sneak peek at the programme for Galway 2020, which has been branded as "one of the biggest cultural events in the world", was revealed to the city council this week. The new Cre ...

Councillors react furiously to commercial proposals for Dyke road site

Certain members of Galway City Council pulled no punches and made their feelings known to proposals made by the Land Development Agency in relation to the redevelopment of the Dyke ...
Councillors clash over Traveller accommodation at first Council meeting

Councillors clash over Traveller accommodation at first Council meeting

Traveller Accommodation was raised at the first ordinary meeting of Galway City Council yesterday, with one Fianna Fáil councillor asking where members of the community have been f ...
Court drama continues in discrimination case against NUIG

Court drama continues in discrimination case against NUIG

There was more drama this week at Galway Circuit Court in the ongoing case of the four Burke siblings against NUIG. The Burkes received a lifetime ban from all student societies a ...
“Tyranny that knows no mercy” – Galway protest over Sudan atrocities

“Tyranny that knows no mercy” – Galway protest over Sudan atrocities

On Saturday, the group ‘solidarity with Sudan Galway’ organized a protest in Eyre Square to highlight the recent atrocities committed against the people of Sudan. The protest revo ...
Gardaí called to courthouse on opening day of case against NUIG

Gardaí called to courthouse on opening day of case against NUIG

To say there was a tense atmosphere in Galway Courthouse yesterday evening is an understatement as gardaí had to be called to the case of four Burke siblings against NUIG. They re ...
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