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A coastal erosion and flood risk management study for Inishbofin, which was approved for funding in 2015, has still not been carried out, a situation a leading Galway TD has called “disappointing”.
Over the past seven years, small schools across County Galway, and in rural Ireland generally, have seen their teacher numbers "reduced significantly" under the two Fine Gael led Governments.
Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’
The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.
Some 3,000 new housing units are needed for Galway city if the current demands for accommodation are to be met, but the Galway City Council is only due to complete 14 houses this year, which is both "minuscule" and "disappointing".
Despite what a leading Galway TD has called “a last minute spending spree” towards the end of 2017, €19 million of funds allocated to the Department of Rural and Community Development remains unspent.
Proposals to amalgamate the Galway city and county councils into one local authority body appears to be falling out of favour after a Government minister said there was no support for the move and that it was time to "move on".
A Galway TD has accused the new Minister for Rural and Community Affairs, Michael Ring, of “refusing to allocate money” under the CLÁR programme for the repair of small rural access roads leading to “hundreds of homes across Galway and Mayo”.
A Galway TD has accused the new Minister for Rural and Community Affairs, Michael Ring, of "refusing to allocate money" under the CLÁR programme for the repair of small rural access roads leading to "hundreds of homes across Galway and Mayo".
Instead of a new health centre being built on Inishbofin island, a situation "bordering on farcical" has been allowed develop where the project has been allowed to stall and islanders are expected to be satisfied with the current, "unfit for purpose", health centre.
A “ridiculous situation” is how a Galway TD has characterised the “consistent delays in building a new health centre” on Inishbofin island, which has seen progress on the “urgently needed” facility halted for nearly a decade.