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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Anne Rabbitte has called for a common sense approach to be adopted by the Department of Education and Bus Éireann when it comes to the School Transport Scheme. She was been reacting to a number of cases in her area where children are forced to travel long distances to pick-up points or walk down dangerous busy roads to get on the bus.
The introduction of mandatory reporting in cases of suspected child abuse or children at risk is important and welcome, but no provision for extra resources for Tusla has been made by Government.
A former Connemara councillor is asking for opinions after he expressed a hope that a group of rural TDs could hold the balance of power and influence policy geared towards developing the regions.
There is a theatrical treat taking to the arts centre stage next week as the dream team of Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, and Michael Scott make a welcome return to Roscommon Arts Centre.
Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, in conjunction with Cllr John Dolan, will host a public meeting in Athlone aimed at school-leavers and their parents, about future opportunities in education and in the workforce.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte has said it is simply inexcusable that nearly one in four children that Tusla have concerns over have no social workers assigned to them.
LEADER companies in Galway are becoming “increasingly frustrated” with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs for its “failure to allocate funding to LEADER projects in the county”.
Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy says he is alarmed by Minister Bruton’s threat to withhold vital capitation funding from schools.