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Protest and criticism meet student accommodation rent hikes

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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.

Connolly welcomes return of bus service for St Francis Primary Care Unit after one-month cessation

After an absence of almost one month, a bus service to cater for the day centre at St Francis Primary Care Unit in Newcastle, has been reinstated, a move which has been welcomed by Independent TD Catherine Connolly.

Keane has the hunger, but does Fianna Fáil have the appetite?

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When was the last time Fianna Fáil won two seats in Galway West? The 2007 General Election - now more than a decade ago. Older party activists will sigh with nostalgia for the days when FF could take three out of five. The last time that happened was in November 1982 - 36 years ago.

Connolly says that Carraroe day centre should be open on a fulltime basis

by mary O’Connor

National polls - local conclusions

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There have been a large number of national polls conducted since the February 2016 General Election, and some clear patterns have emerged, which Insider believes will carry through to the next General Election, expected some time in 2019.

‘Threat of closure’ over Time4Us must be ‘lifted immediately’ says Connolly

The “threat of closure” hanging over Time4Us must be “lifted immediately” to allow “some measure of security to the families using the service”, according to Independent Galway West TD Catherine Connolly.

Is Noel Grealish in danger of losing his seat?

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Come the next General Election, could Noel Grealish be in danger of losing his seat? The answer is yes, but ONLY if Fianna Fáil gets its act together and learns a valuable lesson from the 'auld enemy' - Fine Gael.

Thousands still wait for operations despite Merlin Park theatre repairs

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Operating theatres in Merlin Park Hospital, which have been closed for six months, are still not open, despite having undergone repairs, resulting in some 1,500 patients still awaiting operations.

Petition for Galway light rail system is 'gathering momentum' claims Connolly

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Close to 10,000 signatures have been collected in the petition demanding Transport Minister Shane Ross support the provision of light rail in Galway, with organisers confident they can secure another c20,000 signatures within the next four weeks.

Galway traffic can ease if we make two hard choices on housing and cars

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During my 33 years, Galway has changed from a large town to a small city. But we haven’t done a good job of managing that change. Housing estate after housing estate has sprung up with little additional services in the form of public transport, cycle lanes, community centres or local businesses. Jobs were located in business and industrial parks far away from where people lived.

 

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