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Newly re-elected President Higgins tops the poll in Mayo — but Casey comes a strong second

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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.

Ó Cuív demands Minister Bruton reverse 'mean changes' to rural school pupil-teacher numbers

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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’

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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.

Galway Labour accuses FG of 'buying off sections of the electorate' over housing

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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.

Uachtarán Michael D Higgins - 'The right man for the job'

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, has "represented Ireland brilliantly abroad", and in his values, ideals, and vision, is what is needed now at home and abroad, during this era of political turmoil and the rise of far-right populism on the continent.

Fianna Fáil will 'restore democratic mandate' to the Gaeltacht says Ó Cuív

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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.

New tourism brand for Midlands launches today

 

Rabbitte demands action over fodder crisis in Galway

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.

Rabbitte calls for re-examination of rural and social scheme rules

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.

Community health teams staff shortages ‘completely unacceptable’ says Rabbitte

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.

 

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