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Government must hold “Golden share” of national broadband to block any sell off

Government must hold “Golden share” of national broadband to block any sell off

The government must retain a "golden share" of whatever company operates the new national broadband infrastructure to protect the taxpayers' investment. Galway TD Michael Fitzmaur ...
Galway TDs say funding shortfall must be addressed before any talk of amalgamation

Galway TDs say funding shortfall must be addressed before any talk of amalgamation

Galway's elected representatives have said that a serious shortfall in funding for the local authorities in Galway city and county must be addressed before its possible to debate a ...
“Time is of the essence” in getting Pembro drug to cervical cancer patients

“Time is of the essence” in getting Pembro drug to cervical cancer patients

A Galway TD has said that the rate at which the experimental drug Pembro is being made available to cervical cancer patients is unacceptable. Treatments with the cervical cancer d ...
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 ...
Galway TDs condemn “stealth” move to merge councils

Galway TDs condemn “stealth” move to merge councils

Galway's TDs were strongly critical this week of a piece of legislation that's been described as a "stealth" move to merge Galway City and County councils. The Dáil was debating t ...
Galway TDs refuse to declare housing emergency in Dáil vote

Galway TDs refuse to declare housing emergency in Dáil vote

Yesterday the Dáil voted against declaring a national housing emergency in the midst of a widespread and worsening homelessness crisis. The 'Housing Emergency Measures in the Pu ...
The Abortion Bill and why these Galway TDs voted No

The Abortion Bill and why these Galway TDs voted No

    On Tuesday the Dáil passed the second stage of the Abortion Bill moving it onto committee stage. The Oireachtas committee on health will now be tasked with ...
Only two Galway TDs voted to change housing policy

Only two Galway TDs voted to change housing policy

Only two Galway TDs voted in support of a motion of no confidence in current housing minister Eoghan Murphy during Tuesday's Dáil vote. Catherine Connolly of Galway West and Mic ...
Dáil Committee to examine An Post plans to close 18 Galway post offices

Dáil Committee to examine An Post plans to close 18 Galway post offices

Minister for Communications and Galway Roscommon TD Denis Naughten will appear before the Dáil Communications Committee this afternoon to discuss plans to close many rural post off ...
Houses owned by county council kept vacant for too long in homelessness crisis

Houses owned by county council kept vacant for too long in homelessness crisis

The county council must move faster to move families into houses it purchases to reduce the rate of homelessness for children and families. Debating the ongoing homelessness crisi ...
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