Thu, May 21, 2015
Psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Galway will begin industrial action next week in a bid to ensure a safer environment for staff and patients at the hospital's acute psychiatric unit.
Some 90 per cent of staff in the Galway West mental health services voted two weeks ago in favour of taking action on Tuesday next after their union, the Psychiatric Nurses Association, served notice on the Health Service Executive.
They will begin with a work-to-rule and progress up to and including strike action if necessary, according to union spokesperson Peter Hughes. He says the move is in response to what he claims is the failure of HSE management to address staffing and safety issues at the unit.
Fianna Fáil could run four candidates in Galway West at Election 2016, with some delegates at next week's election selection convention expected to call for such a ticket. However, the main battle will be between HQ, which wants a two-person ticket and the majority of delegates who favour running three.
GALWAY BAND The Amazing Apples have landed in 2015 with some striking singles – ‘Slipping By’, and their most recent, ‘Lullaby’ - and now comes their debut album A Little Sense, which will be released on Friday May 29, followed by a celebratory hometown gig at the Róisín Dubh on Sunday May 31.
Home seekers throughout Galway are in for a treat with O’Donnellan & Joyce's June auction. The auction on Friday June 12 will see some 60 properties across the west of Ireland going under the hammer during the all-day event in The Harbour Hotel.
After a season of learning curves, Connacht now face a critical test in Sunday's Champions Cup first leg qualifier with Gloucester in Kingsholm.
Skoda tells us it will be introducing a new engine line-up just in time for the new 152 registration period.
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Me2UFitness opened its doors in the middle of January and Christina Dillon has been very busy since welcoming clients old and new.
Tomorrow when we will all hopefully go to the polls, we do so to take part in the drafting of a powerful statement into how we want this country to be. On both sides, there is a desire for a result that will copperfasten a way of thinking. And there is no doubt that whatever result is announced at the national count centre on Saturday evening, it will send out a powerful message about what this country sees as its direction.