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Longford-Westmeath election count - live from Kenagh

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Fianna Fáil claims it will tackle hospital waiting lists

Galway West election candidate Councillor Mary Hoade says it is time ‘dignity and decency’ were put to the fore of the Health Service. She is unhappy about the size of the waiting list for scheduled treatments at University Hospital Galway, and claims the issue will be tackled by Fianna Fáil if the party was to return to Government by reactivating the National Treatment Purchase Fund.

Bannon supporter accused of ‘dirty tricks’ as tensions rise in Longford-Westmeath

Tensions flared in the Creevaghbeg estate in Ballymahon on Monday evening (February 22) as Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Hogan accused a canvasser for Deputy James Bannon of removing his campaign leaflets from letterboxes in the area.

Labour and Fine Gael tied in knots over future job targets – Calleary

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Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Jobs and TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says Labour’s claim that it will create full employment by 2018 is completely at odds with the Government’s own projections and represents another u-turn on the issue by one of the coalition partners.

Bookies make Bannon, Penrose and Troy favourites for Longford-Westmeath

 

Remarks ‘Unworthy of the men in the Dáil’

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I have written before how records from the Military Pensions Archive show that more than 200 members of Cumman na mBan, some who had sustained injuries and took risks with their lives participating in military action both during the Easter Rising, and in the subsequent War of Independence, were refused a pension because the pension was only applicable ‘to soldiers as generally understood in the masculine sense’.*

Chambers keeps up criticism on A&E situation

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate in Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers has criticised An Taoiseach's department and the Minster for Health for their inaction as the crisis at Mayo General A&E continues and health services nationwide deteriorate.

Snail’s pace progress’ on new ED, says Grealish

A local TD has hit out at what he called the slow progress on planning for a new emergency department at University Hospital Galway.

Taoiseach reports progress on Sacred Heart project

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has said that the tenders for the new Sacred Heart Hospital are progressing. Speaking this week the Taoiseach said: "The €11.5 million reconstruction of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar is progressing with tenders closing at the end of this month on January 28. The HSE will seek clarifications and then consider the tenders received during February. I expect the HSE to recommend a preferred contractor in very early March and contracts to then be signed. I would hope to see work commence on site at the Sacred Heart Hospital in early May."

 

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