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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.
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.
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."
By the beginning of February, the 2016 General Election will have more then likely been declared, and by the end of that month it will more than likely have been held and, 'bar the shouting', be completed across the State, except in Galway West, which will, as usual, drag on much longer than anywhere else.
Fears are growing that the Personal Assistance service for people with disabilities will see a reduction of 100,000 hours throughout 2016, with a County Galway TD calling the possibility "truly shocking".
Hello to everyone post-Christmas 2015 as we face into the new year.