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Is Noel Grealish in danger of losing his seat?

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Come the next General Election, could Noel Grealish be in danger of losing his seat? The answer is yes, but ONLY if Fianna Fáil gets its act together and learns a valuable lesson from the 'auld enemy' - Fine Gael.

Ó Cuív questions Ring on department underspend on rural Ireland

Despite what a leading Galway TD has called “a last minute spending spree” towards the end of 2017, €19 million of funds allocated to the Department of Rural and Community Development remains unspent.

No Galway LEADER projects have begun under the current programme, reveals Rabbitte

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Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte has expressed shock after it was revealed that the Department of Rural & Community Development has not spent one cent on LEADER projects in Galway.

Penrose raises natural gas extensions for Westmeath in Dáil

Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath, Willie Penrose has welcomed the commitment from Minister for Communication, Climate Control and the Environment, Denis Naughten, to review the criteria for the connection of rural towns to the natural gas grid, having raised the issue in the Dáil.

Troy labels new Department as a token gesture Cinderella

Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has described the new Department of Rural & Community Development as the “Cinderella Department” in terms of budget and functions.

Rabbitte demands additional resources to support mandatory reporting

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.

Grealish and Naughton's re-election made harder by constituency boundary changes?

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While the last electoral constituency review of County Galway saw it divided into three - like Gaul in Caesar's time - the latest review is more tinkering at the edges - but even these modest changes will worry at least one of our most prominent TDs.

Naughten confirms increase in Back to School allowances

Independent Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has confirmed that at its meeting this week the Cabinet approved an increase of 25 per cent for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.

Burke urges farmers to prioritise farm safety

Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, has issued an appeal to farmers and contractors to prioritise farm safety.

Promotion for Kyne, and a return for Cannon, under new Taoiseach Varadkar

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Seán Kyne has been given a junior ministerial portfolio that takes him across two government departments, while Ciaran Cannon has been rescued from the backbenches, having also been appointed a Minister of State, under new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

 

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