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Turf cutters “hamstrung” by An Bord Pleanala’s indecision

Bord na Mona and ordinary turf cutters are stuck in limbo waiting for An Bord Pleanála to make a decision on...

Irish Water budget cuts would leave rural towns to suffer – Fitzmaurice

Cuts to the budget of Irish Water will have long lasting consequences for rural towns and villages Galway TD Michael Fizmaurice...

Call for proactive anti flooding measures after heavy rain

Flooding has been on people's minds again in Galway recently as we have been going through a protracted period of heavy...

Roscommon-Galway: Michael Fitzmaurice re-elected handily

Independent Michael Fitzmaurice is the first TD elected in Galway, passing the quota on the 1st count in Roscommon-Galway.

Election: Fitzmaurice leads in Roscommon-Galway tallies

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice is a shoe in to be returned to his seat, leading the tallies in Roscommon-Galway

Fear of increased ATM fees as banks plan mass sell off

Fears have been raised that ATM fees could increase drastically under plans by Ireland's two largest banks to sell of huge numbers of machines...

“End is near” for Simon Harris says Fitzmaurice amid record overcrowding

Independent Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has said that the "end is near" for Health Minister Simon Harris amid critical hospital overcrowding. The warning that Simon...

Galway awarded funding for 66 community enhancement projects

Galway City and County have been allocated €275,806 for 66 projects from the Community Enhancement Programme. The Community Enhancement projects come from a wide range...

Credit Unions “crucified” by Central Bank Fitzmaurice accuses

Credit Unions have been "crucified" by the Central Bank for years now a Galway TD has said, blaming 'Big Brother' tactics for closures. Galway-Roscommon TD...

Fitzmaurice accuses beef industry of “cartel behaviour” in call for investigation

Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice has accused the Irish beef industry of "cartel behaviour" in its prices and called on the EU to investigate. Deputy Fitzmaurice...

Concerns about cost and timeframe of National Broadband Plan

The recent signing of the €3 billion National Broadband Plan has been welcomed, but concerns have still been raised about costs, timelines, and the...

More funding for Irish Water needed to end dumping of raw sewage – Fitzmaurice

More funding is needed for Irish Water to tackle the discharge of raw sewage into the environment says Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The EPA's Urban...

HSE hiring freeze putting older people at risk says Fitzmaurice

A hiring freeze in the west of Ireland by the HSE is putting older and vulnerable people in need of home care at risk...

Chinese export approval for 14 meat factories “must bear fruit for farmers” – Fitzmaurice

The recent announcement that 14 additional Irish meat factories have been granted approval to export to the Chinese market must also benefit farmers Galway...

Government tightening the purse strings on rural CLÁR funding

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has accused the government of tightening the purse strings on rural areas over this week's CLÁR funding announcement. The Minister for...

Where did the money go? Mounting anger at collapse of Deep Retrofit scheme

The government's Deep Retrofit Pilot Scheme has come under heavy criticism for closing down due to a lack of funding only weeks after Minister...

“Posh-boy” government wants to drive rural people off the land, says Galway TD

A Roscommon-Galway TD has slammed the government for being 'anti-rural' and called on the Taoiseach to instruct his colleagues to solve the ongoing school...

New funding awarded to projects in Galway will be ‘great boost’ to communities

The confirmation of new funding for projects in Galway under the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme has been welcomed. The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the...

Galway TDs call for opposition to EU-Mercosur beef trade deal

Multiple Galway TDs are calling on all of Ireland's representatives to oppose a beef trade deal negotiated by the EU with a bloc of...

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...
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