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Northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding and removed from strategic Ten-T list — Chambers
Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo has said the northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding by Fine Gael and removed from strategic Ten-T list by the then minister for transport, Leo Varadkar
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte has expressed shock after it was revealed that the Department of Rural & Community Development has not spent one cent on LEADER projects in Galway.
Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has described the new Department of Rural & Community Development as the “Cinderella Department” in terms of budget and functions.
Why should we study history? Well, frankly, history is the study of human nature, and history most definitely repeats itself. History can teach us lessons so that we are forearmed when facing situations, better informed when planning to proceed. The history of the long campaign to establish the Regional Technical College (RTC, now the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, GMIT) campus in Mayo contains, I believe, guidance on how the Castlebar based college can be rescued from those who oppose its survival.
Fianna Fáil’s "capitulation to public pressure" on water charges shows that "sustained campaigning has worn down the resilience of the establishment" and this weekend's national demonstration "could put the final nail in the coffin for water charges once and for all".
Mayo's two Fianna Fáil TDs, Dep Dara Calleary and Dep Lisa Chambers, were both appointed by their party leader to positions in his shadow front bench this week. Dep Calleary, who is in his third term as a Dáil deputy, has been handed the role as his party's spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, having previously held the position as spokesperson on Justice, Equality, and Defence and more recently Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation. He is also a former minister of state, having held the role as minister of state for Labour Affairs and Public Service Transformation in the last Fianna Fáil government.
Galway West TD and Chair of the Labour Party Manifesto Committee Derek Nolan believes that the next government must look seriously at ending land speculation by putting controls on the price of land in place.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway West John Connolly says he is shocked by the Government’s treatment of children with autism in Galway. Hundreds of children are facing long delays for assessment because of excessively high waiting lists.