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Taoiseach’s refusal to tackle rent allowance further evidence of FG arrogance – says city-based John Connolly
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for city-based candidate Galway West John Connolly has hit out at the Taoiseach’s refusal to consider increasing rent allowance for families at risk at homelessness.
Sinn Féin councillor and general election candidate Cllr Rose Conway Walsh said this week that Fianna Fáil's protesting at cuts in home help hours "run hollow" as they themselves slashed home help hours during their last term in government. Cllr Conway Walsh said this week: "Fianna Fail's protestations over the 9,000 hours cut from home help hours in Mayo since 2012 by Fine Gael run hollow when they themselves cut 32,000 hours of home help in the county in just one year period from August 21 2009 to August 31 2010.
This week the Asthma Society of Ireland is highlighting the significant failings in the monitoring of air quality in Ireland.
Dep Colm Keaveney has written to the Taoiseach requesting an urgent recall of the Dáil to debate measures necessary to address the national flooding crisis.
The CEO of Galway County Council Kevin Kelly says it is unlikely that commercial aviation will take place at Carnmore Airport again. Discussions are currently ongoing over the future of the site and the deadline for the extension of the agreement between Galway City and County councils and Carnmore Aviation Limited passed earlier this week.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital as not fit for purpose and said staff there are working under "extraordinary conditions".
Chair of the Athenry-Oranmore Municipal District Fianna Fail Cllr Martina Kinane believes there is an onus on her to afford constituents of the Athenry-Oranmore Municipal District factual information regarding inadequate 2016 budget allocations for the area.
It has been labelled the worst news that Galway County Councill has received in a long time. Local representatives have expressed their disgust following an announcement by Council CEO Kevin Kelly that there will be a €750,000 reduction in the council’s rates income for 2016, which will adversely affect the local authority’s upcoming budget. The reduction is due to The Valuation Office reducing the value of a number of properties in the county used by utility companies, therefore reducing the rates bill of these companies.
Business people in the towns of Ballina, Ballycastle, Bonniconlon, Foxford, Crossmolina, Killala, and Swinford are being urged to take up the grant aid that is available to them to make improvements to their shop fronts under a recently adopted Traditional Facades Grant Scheme. The scheme was adopted by the members of the Ballina Municipal District at their October meeting on Wednesday this week.
Hospitals’ finance department targets tardy consultants who delay signing off private health insurance claims
Hospital consultants who fail to sign off private health insurance claims promptly are being “actively followed” by Saolta University Health Care Group’s finance department to ensure the cash strapped health service is not missing out on millions of euros in vital income.