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On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has said this week that €480,000 funding is being sought to build a flood barrier at Bachelors Walk in Ballina to prevent flooding from the River Moy. The news comes following a meeting of Deputy Mulherin, Junior Minister with Special responsibility for the OPW Simon Harris, and Mayo County Council officials.
Cllr Pearce Flannery has been elected to the NUI Galway governing authority.
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers says the cancellation of all elective surgery at Mayo General Hospital this week will have major knock-on effects on patient waiting times. Hospital management were forced to cancel procedures due to the increase in the number of people on trolleys in the emergency department.
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.
The future of the Aras Mhic Dara Community Nursing Unit, in An Cheathru Rua, looks secure following an allocation of €850,000, a development which has been welcomed by Fine Gael Galway West TD Seán Kyne.
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".
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the number of unfinished housing development or ghost estates in Westmeath has decreased by more than 81 per cent since 2010.
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath Gabrielle McFadden has welcomed the news that €8.3 million has been granted to counties Longford and Westmeath for improvement and maintenance works on roads.