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Westmeath County Council has announced a grant scheme to encourage and promote local festivals and events that involve significant voluntary input and generate increased economic activity for the local area.
Local Fianna Fáil councillor Aengus O’Rourke says a Bill soon to be introduced to the Seanad by his party will finally provide a statutory basis for the registration of wills.
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has launched the new BA in Children’s Studies at NUI Galway, the first university in Europe to offer such a unique undergraduate degree. The programme, which is innovative in the field of children research, builds on the research and expertise of the programme team, leading the development and growth of the area of children’s study.
Galwaywoman Alice-Mary Higgins is to run as an Independent candidate in the Seanad elections.Ms Higgins, daughter of President Michael D and his wife Sabina, has taken an unpaid leave of absence from the National Women’s Council of Ireland, where she works as a policy co-ordinator, to run as a civil society candidate on the NUI panel.
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the number of unfinished housing development or ghost estates in Westmeath has decreased by more than 81 per cent since 2010.
James Charity, the formerly Independent Galway county councillor has today announced he is joining Lucinda Creighton's Renua and will seek to stand for the new political party in Galway West in next year's General Election.
Galway is split on whether or not to abolish Seanad Éireann, with campaigners encountering mixed views on the issue only 24 hours ahead of polling.
Fianna Fáil has welcomed the Government’s decision to accept the Parental Leave Bill 2013, presented in the Seanad by Senator Mary White.
A Fine Gael senator is urging jobseekers and people interested in starting their own business in Galway to register for a talk being given by entrepreneur, Senator Feargal Quinn.
David McWilliams, Fintan O'Toole, Shane Ross, and Nick Webb - the Four Angry Men - are coming to Galway next month to debate the state of the nation.