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Athlone based senator, Gabrielle McFadden has voiced her support for repealing the Eighth Amendment. The Fine Gael representative made her feelings known during a speech she delivered in The Seanad last week.
It is “completely unacceptable” that only four of 25 community health teams in the Galway/Mayo/Roscommon region, have a full staff allocation, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD and spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte.
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.
With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.
Calls have been made for the Galway poet Kevin Higgins to be reinstated as a member of the British Labour Party. He was suspended 18 months ago after writing a satire about critics of party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Following the shock resignation of Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh from Sinn Féin late last week, a second elected representative, county councillor Gabe Cronnelly, has resigned from the party as well.
While Gerry Adams announcement of his plans to step down as party president was the main talking point from the recent Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Galway city councillor Mairéad Farrell was elected to the party ard chomhairle, as the sole representative from Connacht.
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne TD has welcomed the decision of the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) to immediately re-open the Galway Weir for bookings.