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Mary Robinson to speak at NUI Galway on ‘The Necessity of Advocacy

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.

Education justice is duly served as Connacht fail the Leinster test

From time to time in public life, various matters happen which really hit the button in interest and which excite much commentary, both on radio, TV and in print media.

New book on Salthill tells the tale of one of Ireland’s first tourist resorts

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Paul McGinley’s new book, Salthill - A History, Part 1, begins with a most informative historic timeline, taking the reader from 1557 to 1901. Early documents were sparse but in 1797, a French traveller “wrote of young damsels going to refresh their charms in the sea about two miles from the city”.

Councillor welcomes court's decision on waste facility challenge

A Ballinasloe area councillor has welcomed the High Court's decision to grant permission to a group of County Galway residents to challenge the Galway County Council’s decision to issue a waste facility permit at a facility close to their homes.

The only way to protect all human life is to vote No

The issue at the heart of this referendum is whether we are going to introduce abortion-on-demand.

How the Eighth Amendment affects maternity services

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The Eighth Amendment, inserted into the Constitution in 1983, equates the life of the mother with the life of the unborn child. Abortion is not available in Ireland even in cases of fatal foetal anomaly or when a woman becomes pregnant as a result of rape.

McCann Fitzgerald becomes first law firm to adopt Courtsdesk Irish legal data service

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Leading Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald has announced that it is the first legal practice to sign up for Courtsdesk, an Irish technology company that has taken a revolutionary approach to making courts data accessible to businesses and the public.

Final payment of €10m approved for Straide girl with cerebral palsy

A Straide girl with cerebral palsy has secured a €10 million lump sum payment under a final settlement of her action against the HSE over the circumstances of her birth at Mayo General Hospital.

Galway politicians condemn bank plans to sell large loan portfolios to vulture funds

Homeowners and SMEs throughout the State are “living in fear” that their loans will be sold to vulture funds, which has raised fears of “mortgage holders being thrown to the wolves if such a sale was allowed to proceed”.

High Court dismiss challenge of Galway family who turned down four-bedroom house

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The High Court has dismissed a woman and her five children’s challenge against Galway County Council’s refusal to provide them with continued emergency accommodation after they turned down an offer of a four-bedroom house.

 

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