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Dozens of violent assaults on nurses forced work refusal at city psychiatric unit

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An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.

Michael Davitt’s Glasgow Celtic links celebrated in Straide

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A new exhibition celebrating the historic links between one of Mayo’s greatest patriots, Michael Davitt, and the Scottish football club, Glasgow Celtic, was officially opened at the Michael Davitt Museum in Straide last Friday.

Galway City Council signs contract with local development company

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Galway City Council and Galway City Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) recently signed a contract with Galway City Partnership appointing them as programme implementers for the new Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP).

Up to €1.6m bus pole contract for Tuam Engineering firm

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Tuam firm Larkin Engineering and Street Products have secured a prestige contract worth up to €1.6 million over the next two years for the supply of bus poles, with information display cases and metal flags to the National Transport Authority (NTA).

Concentration costs Mayo at the death

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At the end of the day, it's just a warm-up competition and on the balance of play Roscommon deserved their win in this Hastings Cup semi-final. But Mayo will feel that this game slipped through their fingers right at the death and denied them a place in the final against Galway next weekend, in what would have been another useful competitive game before their Connacht Championship kicks into gear in mid-March.

Possibility of strike action by staff at Dunnes Stores

The threat of a strike by Dunnes Stores staff in Galway remains after workers balloted for industrial action. Mandate Trade Union shop stewards in Dunnes voted overwhelmingly in favour of commencing a process of balloting for industrial action at the company. The balloting process will begin in the coming weeks.

Westport mourns the death of Seán Staunton

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The town of Westport came to a standstill at lunchtime last Monday for the funeral of Seán Staunton, a man described by Fr Charlie McDonnell during his funeral Mass as “The father of Westport”.

Cubbard urges City Hall not to hand over tenants information to Irish Water

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Irish Water has no right to any information held by the Galway City Council on its tenants and must not hand over any information on them to the controversial and mistrusted quango.

Galway anti-water tax groups unite for major protest on Saturday

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Anti-water tax groups from across Galway city and county have united into a new association, Galway Unites Against Water Charges, which will hold a major protest in the city this weekend.

Galway head to Tolka Park in ‘positive’ form

Galway FC take a two-goal lead to Tolka Park for tomorrow evening's SSE Airtricity League promotion-play off second leg, but manager Tommy Dunne insists the Tribesmen will not adopt a defensive approach at the Drumcondra venue.

 

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