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Galway City Council votes to raise the Rainbow Flag for Galway Pride

Galway City Council votes to raise the Rainbow Flag for Galway Pride

The Rainbow flag will be raised by Galway City Council for Pride Week in Galway after every Councillor voted for a motion brought forward by Cllr Owen Hanley. The Social Democra ...
President Higgins says Brits are “throwing a tantrum” during German visit

President Higgins says Brits are “throwing a tantrum” during German visit

President Michael D Higgins has said that 'our nearest neighbours are throwing a tantrum' during a three-day visit to Germany this week. The President made the analogy after Brexi ...
High Court appeal lodged in students’ discrimination case against NUIG

High Court appeal lodged in students’ discrimination case against NUIG

The religious discrimination case of the four Burke siblings against NUIG is headed to the High Court as individual notices of appeal seeking another judge. They are pursuing thei ...
Rent Pressure Zones extension sign of Government failures, says Galway TD

Rent Pressure Zones extension sign of Government failures, says Galway TD

The extension of the Rent Pressure Zones (RPZ) to include Athenry-Oranmore is evidence of the government's 'failing housing policy'  in Galway, a Galway TD has argued. Fianna Fá ...
Calls for investigation into preventable deaths at Galway University Hospital

Calls for investigation into preventable deaths at Galway University Hospital

The number of preventable deaths at University Hospital Galway caused by 'severe' overcrowding must be investigated. That's according to Sinn Féin's General Election candidate M ...
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 ...
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