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Brexiteers discover the grim reality of their dreams coming true

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For Insider, like many people, November 22 will always be associated with events at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, in 1963 on America’s day of infamy. Insider could not help but note that anniversary when considering the latest Brexit drama of the past week which, like the Kennedy assassination, is transfixing people here and has the potential to leave an indelible mark on our country.

'People talk about rape when it hits the headlines but we should talk about it on an ongoing basis'

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For more than 30 years, the Galway Rape Crisis Centre has been offering vital support to victims of sexual violence and abuse. Founded in 1984, the centre is the second largest in the country, after Dublin, and facilitates nearly as many client appointments as its capital counterpart while operating on half the budget.

No more dodo — Galway to rise up against extinction and climate change

Pauline O’Reilly, Green Party candidate for Galway West South Mayo, has announced that an Extinction and Climate Rebellion rally will be held on Saturday 17 November at 2pm in Salthill.

Former British ambassador to Syria to speak in Galway next week

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An expert assessment of the origins of the Syrian civil war, the role of foreign interests in prolonging the conflict, and why it is vital that sanctions against Syria be lifted, will be given in Galway next week.

Poppies, PESCO, and the increasing militarisation of the EU

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In political terms, these last few weeks have been depressing. First, we were subjected to the electoral version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (aka the Irish presidency), while thousands of Irish families remain homeless, with no sign of a publicly financed house building programme.

New Irish company set to tackle hospital waiting lists

A new Irish healthcare company aims to tackle Connacht's lengthy hospital waiting lists by providing patients with direct access to some of Europe's best hospitals and medical care.

Auto industry believes Budget decision could backfire

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The decision in Budget 2019 to increase VRT on the registration of diesel has been “poorly considered”, according to the Society of the Irish Motorist Industry.

McGuinness confirms MEPs vote to ban single use plastics

The European Parliament has voted through legislation to ban single use plastics like cotton buds, stirrers, plastic plates and cutlery, Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament has confirmed.

Fine Gael committed to tackling plastic waste, says Naughton

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Chairperson of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, has said Fine Gael is committed to tackling plastic waste and increasing the level of plastic recycling.

Auto industry considers ill judged Budget decision to increase VRT

The Society of the Irish Motorist Industry (SIMI) has said the decision in Budget 2019 to increase VRT on the registration of diesel cars has been “poorly considered”.

 

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