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Cannon and Rabbitte to make joint submission to rail review

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Minister Ciaran Cannon and Deputy Anne Rabbitte have this week confirmed that they are preparing to make a joint submission to a review of Phase 2 of the Western Rail Corridor.

Rabbitte says FG responsible as Galway bears brunt of post office closures

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Anne Rabbitte says Fine Gael has a lot to answer for when it comes to the closure of 18 rural post offices in the county.

Rabbitte urges ‘greater supports’ for orphans and guardians

Orphans and their guardians must be adequately supported by the State, “be it financially, emotionally or otherwise”, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte.

Rabbitte demands action over fodder crisis in Galway

The on-going fodder crisis in Galway is an “emergency situation” with “fodder reserves are rapidly running out”, leading a Galway East TD to demand the Government “urgently” introduce “measures to alleviate the growing pressure” on farmers.

Rabbitte calls for re-examination of rural and social scheme rules

Funding for schemes such as the Rural Social Scheme and Tús are in danger of being slashed under the new funding model being proposed by the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.

Politicians want Galwegians to come up roses for cystic fibrosis

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Local politicians joined forces in Galway to launch a special fundraising appeal for cystic fibrosis.

Bands on the run — Musicians are being penalised by high motor insurance, says Rabbitte

Band members and singers are being penalised by exorbitant motor insurance fees, Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte said in the Dail when she hit out at the government for failing to curb rising motor insurance costs for drivers and businesses.

Galway East - no longer ‘the boring constituency’

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For many years, Galway East was derided for its predictability – ‘the boring constituency’ guaranteed to return two FF and one FG TD and with no doubt about who the individuals concerned would be.

Solution must be found to keep Time4Us open, says Connolly

Following the announcement by the Board of Directors of Time4Us that the service is to close at the end of March, 2018 Deputy Catherine Connolly said she immediately contacted the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to see if she was aware of the proposed closure and to see what steps, if any, had been taken to ensure the service remains open. She also contacted the board of Time 4 Us with a view to clarifying the situation.

Community health teams staff shortages ‘completely unacceptable’ says Rabbitte

It is “completely unacceptable” that only four of 25 community health teams in the Galway/Mayo/Roscommon region, have a full staff allocation, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD and spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte.

 

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