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Almost 440 Galway farmers still waiting for 2016 payments, says TD

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Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has hit out at Minister Michael Creed for failing to meet his own targets of having all 2016 GLAS payments made by the end of April. Deputy Murphy said that the latest figures obtained by Fianna Fáil through a parliamentary question revealed that nationally there are more than 3,000 farmers still waiting on their 2016 GLAS payments to be made.

Murphy welcomes agreement to put an end to water charges

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has welcomed the deal to end water charges following agreement of a report from the special Oireachtas Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services.

Bertie Ahern to address Athlone Fianna Fáil on Brexit

Athlone Fianna Fáil will play host to former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, next week when he speaks to the group about the impact of Brexit on Ireland.

Volkswagen owners left high and dry by Government - Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Deputy Robert Troy, has criticised the Government for failing to take action in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

Murphy wants more for rural Ireland

Fianna Fáil Deputy, Eugene Murphy, has welcomed the announcement that rural renovation home grants are to be offered to restore properties in small towns and villages as a part of the Government’s long-term Action Plan for Rural Ireland.

Govt accepts FF motion on flood prevention and insurance

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Flood Relief Eugene Murphy has welcomed the Government’s acceptance of his motion on flood prevention and insurance which he brought forward during Private Members time in the Dáil last week.

Fianna Fail Castlebar Comhairle Ceantar elect new officers

The annual meeting of Castlebar Comhairle Ceantar Fianna Fail was held in An Sportlann with the chairman Junior Prendergast presiding. The meeting was addressed by newly elected Dáil deputy Lisa Chambers, and by Cllr Al McDonnell, Cllr Blackie Gavin, and the recently co-opted Cllr Martin McLoughlin.

Keaveney's political career not over despite Seanad loss

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Despite his failure to win a seat in both the Dáil and Seanad Éireann elections, the failure of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to form a government means the controversial Colm Keaveney's political career is by no means over.

Fianna Fáil claims it will tackle hospital waiting lists

Galway West election candidate Councillor Mary Hoade says it is time ‘dignity and decency’ were put to the fore of the Health Service. She is unhappy about the size of the waiting list for scheduled treatments at University Hospital Galway, and claims the issue will be tackled by Fianna Fáil if the party was to return to Government by reactivating the National Treatment Purchase Fund.

Galway can lead the State in voting for change this month

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Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael/Labour governments are known quantities. The civil service really runs the State, using elected politicians as spokesmen - and it is usually men - and change comes at a snail’s pace. As soon as one of the parties get too big for its boots, we switch to the other, and the cycle continues.

 

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