Search Results for 'Lorraine Higgins'

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LARC pushing ahead with progressive plans for future of Town Hall

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The Loughrea Arts, Recreation, and Culture group (LARC) is pushing ahead with its mission of seeing the Town Hall reopened as a multifunctional space for the Loughrea Community.

Revenue asked to tackle white collar crime after recent sweetener revelations

Revenue should investigate those operating within the public service who have misappropriated goods or services or failed to declare sweeteners given to them in order to sway contracts of supply in businesses favour, according to local senator Lorraine Higgins.

Higgins calls for Mayo-Galway rail line to be made a greenway

Redeveloping the Galway-Mayo railway corridor stands to reap significant rewards for local communities, but trying to revive it as an actual working railway is only a "pie in the sky" dream.

Site being sought for Athenry’s Gaelscoil Riada

Suitable sites for Athenry’s Gaelscoil Riada and Gaelcholáiste complex are being sought by the Galway County Council and the Department of Education, and a planning application will be lodged once a site is identified.

Strengthen planning laws against anti-competitive practices demands Higgins

The planning process is being used by certain companies and corporate interests "as a tool to stymie others from getting a foothold in their market area", an "abuse" of the system that needs to be stamped out.

Higgins calls for Mayo-Galway rail line to be made a greenway

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Redeveloping the Galway-Mayo railway corridor stands to reap significant rewards for local communities, but trying to revive it as an actual working railway is only a "pie in the sky" dream.

Call for Galway women to stand for election in 2016

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Election 2016 is the first general election in the State where parties have to ensure 30 per cent of their candidates are female, or face financial penalties, and now a campaign group is calling on Galway women to put themselves forward for election to Dáil Éireann.

Higgins demands ‘zero tolerance for zero hours contracts’

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A zero tolerance attitude needs to be taken towards zero hours contracts as such contracts do nothing for the rights, livelihoods, or prospects of working people.

Senator calls on social media companies to show corporate responsibility in dealing with online abuse

Senator Lorraine Higgins has called on social media companies to “stop powder puff PR and show some corporate social responsibility to their users”.

Higgins welcomes first Polish-Irish festival as Galway’s 7,500 Poles get ready to party

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The first ever Polish-Irish festival which kicks off this weekend is coming to Galway and has been welcomed by senator Lorraine Higgins who has hailed it as an important acknowledgment of the role that Polish people play in Irish life.

 

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