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O’Brien gets ‘positive response’ from Minister on free travel for students

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, says he has received a “positive response” from the Department of Social Protection and Minister Leo Varadkar in relation to his calls for free transport for full-time students attending college.

Short evening courses at NUI Galway

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The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development offers a series of 8-week, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas including Archaeology, Writing, Drama, Film Studies, History, Art History, Languages, Health & Well Being, Literature & Poetry, Ecology & the Environment and many others.

Davitt Museum achieves accreditation award in The Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme

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The Michael Davitt Museum, dedicated to the founder of the Land League, and based in his home village of Straide, has been awarded Interim Accreditation in the Museum Standards Programme of Ireland (MSPI), which is run by the Heritage Council. The awards’ adjudication was announced at a ceremony in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin this week by the chairman of the Heritage Council, Conor Newman.

Burke urges eligible parents to apply for Back to School Allowance

Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, is reminding families that the Back to School Clothing Allowance will be made available again this year, and urged families who are not automatically entitled, to make an application before the August deadline.

Allow extra time for passport, says Murphy

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A backlog of overdue passport applications has forced the Department of Foreign Affairs to temporarily increase its workforce in an attempt to clear the applications awaiting approval.

Would you like a career in instrumentation?

GRETB Training Centre is recruiting now for a basic instrumentation course. The 10-week full-time day course will start this month.

Are you interested in a career in healthcare support?

The GRETB Training Centre, Mervue Business Park, Galway, is running a healthcare support traineeship course starting this month.

Councillors call for extension of Red Cross flood aid

Westmeath County Council is to write to Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to request that Red Cross aid for flood victims be extended to assist those who have put flood defences in place at their own expense.

Pilot flood protection measures to be rolled out in Crossmolina

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Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed new measures introduced by Government this week to tackle the aftermath of the flooding, including the roll-out of a pilot flood protection scheme in Crossmolina.

Brave Bridie lays blame for flooding mess squarely at State’s door

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Fresh from a rousing appearance on RTE’s Prime Time, which nearly had Miriam O’Callaghan in tears, Bridie Willers is determined that this flood will not take away her spirit. And spirited the former Fine Gael councillor certainly is. Her home in Ardrahan has taken in water on numerous occasions in recent years, the latest flood cruelly arriving on Christmas morning, and frankly she has had enough.

 

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