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Looking to the future as An Taibhdhearc reaches 90

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In August this year An Taibhdhearc will celebrate its 90th birthday. There are also changes afoot at the venue at board level and a re-casting of staff structures. Last week Aodh Ó Coileáin was elected chair of An Taibhdhearc and, following his accession, sat down with me to outline his vision for the Irish language theatre.

Galway West - youth waiting in the wings for its chance

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So when is the next General Election? For 18 months after the 2016 poll we were told "There'll be an election in six months." The Government came perilously close to collapse just before Christmas, but now? It seems an election is further away, rather than coming down the tracks fast.

Galway’s ‘rapidly deteriorating’ roads like ‘stepping back into the eighties’ says Healy-Eames

The state of the roads in county areas is so bad, a competition for the “worst roads in Galway would be very popular and there would be many justified entries”, according to Independent senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.

Healy-Eames demands HSE clarify where GUH car parking income is spent

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Almost €1 million a year is generated by the Galway University Hospital car park, but a Galway politician has alleged there is a lack of clarity and detailed information as to how that money is being spent, with even a Freedom Of Information request yielding little information.

Rural GPs stretched to the limit, says Healy Eames

Independent Senator and Galway West/South Mayo General Election candidate Fidelma Healy Eames has warned of the dangers of serious under-funding of GPs in remote rural areas.

Healy Eames raises 'hidden discrimination' against women for pensions

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A homemaker PRSI credit for stay at home women and farming women, similar to a PAYE allowance, must be introduced by the next Government to end the hidden discrimination against women when it comes to qualification for the regular old age pension.

The impact of Yes on Galway’s political landscape

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From Monday November 16, same-sex marriage will be legal and Insider is looking forward to attending the weddings of her friends in the LGBT community. This follows on from May's referendum, where Insider voted a wholehearted Yes.

 

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