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Newly re-elected President Michael D Higgins was by far and away the top choice for those who voted in last Friday's presidential election in the county.
Over the past seven years, small schools across County Galway, and in rural Ireland generally, have seen their teacher numbers "reduced significantly" under the two Fine Gael led Governments.
Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’
The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.
There is "no good public policy rationale" for promising Government spending on homes for teachers and nurses, to the exclusion of other low and moderate-income groups who would otherwise qualify for homes.
The cost of building one-off council houses on family owned land is "significantly less" than the cost of purchasing land on the open market and building scheme houses, and is something the Galway County Council needs to start considering.
A new Bill being put forward by Fianna Fáil will, if enacted, reinstate direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. Elections to the Gaeltacht body were abolished in 2012.
The on-going fodder crisis in Galway is an “emergency situation” with “fodder reserves are rapidly running out”, leading a Galway East TD to demand the Government “urgently” introduce “measures to alleviate the growing pressure” on farmers.
Funding for schemes such as the Rural Social Scheme and Tús are in danger of being slashed under the new funding model being proposed by the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.
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.