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Kenny unveils bust of Mayo legal great

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Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has unveiled a portrait bust of the late Thomas Valentine O'Connor in Swinford.

Juvenile arrested after knifepoint robbery

Gardaí in Athlone have arrested a juvenile male after a knifepoint robbery in Athlone on Thursday, December 7.

Disability and older persons services and information event

It is that time of year again. Westmeath Community Development will host its annual Disability and Older Persons Services and Information event in The Mullingar Park Hotel on Monday, December 4 between 11am and 2pm.

Sandy Row land bank must be used for social housing says People Before Profit

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With some 5,000 households - an estimated total of 15,000 people - on the housing waiting list in Galway, an 11 acre site at Sandy Road should be used to provide residential development and council housing.

Two men arrested in relation to Swinford death released without charge

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The two men arrested in relation to the death of a man in Swinford,  on Saturday, August 12 on Wednesday evening have been released without charge. The investigation is ongoing, according to Gardai. 

Ministers launch life-saving technology

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, and Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, have launched a new emergency mobile phone precise location service that will greatly assist the emergency services in determining the exact location of people that call 999 or 112.

Budget 2018 – a summary

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Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe presented the second Budget of the Minority Government Fine Gael-Independent Coalition. Minister Donohoe announced that the total Budget package of €1.2bn favours expenditure increases over revenue reductions reflecting the Government’s commitment to invest in key areas such as education, health, childcare and housing. The Minister also announced additional capital expenditure of €4.3bn over the next 4 years.

Postmasters reject proposal on future of post offices

Postmasters have voted to reject an An Post proposal on the future of Post Offices, after claiming to having their contracts threatened by the company.

Troy labels new Department as a token gesture Cinderella

Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has described the new Department of Rural & Community Development as the “Cinderella Department” in terms of budget and functions.

It is time the radical Left prepared for Government

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The radical Left in Ireland has made significant advances since free market capitalism - which even had Insider fooled for a while - collapsed its own banking system in 2008. In that year, we were shaken unceremoniously awake from the long political sleep, which had fallen on the Western world since the fall of the Berlin Wall, by the sound of Allied Irish, the Bank of Ireland, and the rest of them, wailing at our windows for what amounted to the biggest social welfare payment in Irish history.


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