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LoveBoth to hold rally in Dublin before referendum

The ‘Stand Up for Life!’ Rally will take place in Merrion Square, Dublin, on Saturday, May 12, at 2pm.

Allow asylum seekers the dignity of work

The most valuable possession any person has is his or her dignity.

Merger of Galway's local authorities a 'fait accompli'

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The amalgamation of Galway's two local authorities is a "fait accompli", and despite overwhelming opposition, a small body of prominent county councillors are urging support - or at least openness - for the proposals, arguing it could result in a better run city and stronger, more dominant, county.

Ireland ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Richard Bruton, have announced the ratification by Ireland of the Maritime Labour Convention, which sets standards for working and living conditions for seafarers.

GAAW joins international call for closure of Guantanamo

The Galway Alliance Against War has joined peace and human rights organisations throughout the world in a united call to “Close Guantanamo with Justice”.

Council accept river basin plans with reservations

The elected members of Mayo County Council accepted the draft Western River Basin District Management Plan and the Shannon International River Basin District Management plan this week, but with a number of reservations attached to the plans. Fine Gael whip Cllr Joe Mellet proposed the acceptance of the plans, but with the inclusion of the three reservations about the plan. The reservations included that nothing in these plans should supersede the County Development Plan, that they didn’t accept that 31 per cent of pollution in the rivers came from agriculture, and that the plan did nothing to supersede the current EU nitrates directive.

NUIG Human Rights expert publishes new book on genocide

The latest book by Professor Bill Schabas, director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, addresses the ‘crime of crimes’ - genocide.

Extradition bid begins for priest charged with raping child after Galway funeral

A Catholic priest living in Indiana is facing possible extradition to Ireland on charges of child sex abuse, including the rape of a child after the funeral of the child’s father in Galway more than 40 years ago.

 

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