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Cathaoirleach open to special meeting on flooding

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The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Michael Holmes has said this week that he is open to the idea of the council having a special meeting to discuss the flooding problems in the county. However he said that a representative from a number of Government agencies would need to be present so questions could be answered.

Five people died in workplace incidents in Galway last year

Five people died in workplace incidents in Galway last year, according to figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority.

Flood consultation meeting for Ballinasloe

A public consultation meeting will take place in Ballinasloe on Monday to discuss new flood maps for the area.

Government co-ordination group will lack sufficient power to deal with flooding - Troy

Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has criticised the Government for its failure to implement a statutory agency with responsibility for co-ordinating the management of the Shannon River.

Gardaí urge caution on waterlogged roads

 

Homes and businesses evacuated as flood waters remain high in Athlone

 

Don’t let the wet weather rain on your parade

With wet weather continuing to engulf the UK and Ireland, the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ (IAM) director of standards, Mark Lewis, looks at how drivers can best prepare for driving in heavy rain.

UHG to get 35 new beds for new interim emergency ward

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A 17 bed interim emergency ward for University Hospital Galway’s Emergency Department has been opened, with a further 18 beds on schedule to open within the next six to eight weeks.

Gas finally flows from Corrib Gas Field

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Natural gas flowed for the first time from the controversial Corrib Gas Field today (Wednesday, December 29). The project which has been dogged with controversy for many years received the final approvals it needed for the gas to flow from the Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Alex White on Tuesday (December, 28) evening.

Call on Taoiseach to visit south Galway and 'see disaster' for himself

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As Galway prepared for a battering from Storm Frank yesterday evening, Ardrahan-based county councillor Michael Fahy called on An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to visit south Galway to see the destruction caused by recent flooding in the area.

 

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