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As sure as the sun rises in the morning, Eamon Ó Cuív will be re-elected. However the Dáil he faces will enjoy no such certainty, as an angry electorate rejects the Government, and no single party holds enough seats to lead a majority, Government. For Dep Ó Cuív though, this could be the makings of a much stronger, more effective parliament.
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.
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.
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.
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’.*
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.
A local TD has hit out at what he called the slow progress on planning for a new emergency department at University Hospital Galway.