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While the referendum on blasphemy has been overshadowed by the presidential election, the Galway West Labour Party is calling for a Yes vote, saying it would “remove a problematic anachronism from the Constitution”.
In the great scheme of things, the increasing crisis of housing and accommodation in the State is a matter of far greater urgency and social consequence than the Blasphemy referendum.
There is "no good public policy rationale" for promising Government spending on homes for teachers and nurses, to the exclusion of other low and moderate-income groups who would otherwise qualify for homes.
A claimed 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation has led to fears that Galway students could be paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, when the new academic term starts in September.
An 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation could see Galway students paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, leading to warnings that such hikes "threaten the advances our third-level institutions have achieved in recent years".
Regardless of what the fall-out is from any decision today regarding the future of Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, and whether or not the State is plunged into a general election before Christmas, the days of the current administration are now seriously numbered.
The emergence of racist and neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway has been linked with vandalism on the city's main mosque this week. However the public has stood firm with the Muslim community against any form of Islamophobia, while politicians have condemned the attack as "cowardly" and "dreadful".
FlirtFM, the student, alternative, and community radio station based in NUI Galway, will celebrate its 20 years on air this month with a series of events to mark the milestone, including radio shows, a silent disco, workshops, and a gala dinner.