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Labour to host public meeting on housing crisis

Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin will attend a public meeting on the housing crisis, which takes place on Thursday November 16 at 7.30pm in the Clybaun Hotel, Knocknacarra.

New bin collection rules are a load of rubbish, says Mills

Geraldine Mills, Athlone Labour Party area representative, says residents in Athlone have reacted with anger to new rules introduced by Allied Waste, which have resulted in bins in Beechpark and other areas of the town lying uncollected.

Why teaching offers precarious employment, not a secure job

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Last week, in the rare autumnal sunshine, Insider was sauntering across Wolfe Tone Bridge with a companion. On a lamppost we spied a Donny Osmond lookalike, with that synthetic cheesy smile, peering down from a Social Democrat poster.

Brexit must be Government’s main agriculture priority - Penrose

Labour spokesperson on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Deputy Willie Penrose, says the Government’s number one priority for agriculture must be tackling the risks and challenges posed by Brexit.

Drink driving legislation approved by Cabinet

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has welcomed the Government’s decision to approve for publication the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017.

NUI Galway to host conference on its most remarkable women

Some of NUI Galway’s most remarkable - but little known - women over the last century will be celebrated and remembered this Friday July 21 as a fascinating programme of talks and performances will take place entitled ‘Women in history, politics and culture’.

Addicted to politics? Just wait for the exit poll...

Well, I do not know where to begin this week with all the mayhem we have had in the UK, in the North, here at home, in France and, I am sure, elsewhere. Some of the mayhem was good, but some was bad.

Galway stands with Ahmadiyya community against Islamophobic attack

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The emergence of racist and neo-Nazi graffiti in Galway has been linked with vandalism on the city's main mosque this week. However the public has stood firm with the Muslim community against any form of Islamophobia, while politicians have condemned the attack as "cowardly" and "dreadful".

Leo v Simon, Theresa v Jeremy - it’s gloves off all round

Well, we have had a great week to 10 days of entertainment and discussion thanks to Fine Gael.

Precarious, contingent, flexible, unstable, stressful

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Questions of labour, and its conditions, are moving into the centre of the political discussion again, driven by the rise of the so-called 'gig economy' - the notion that the sort of 'side-gig' job, long being used by many to supplement regular incomes, might instead become a mainstay of the economy.

 

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