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AIT president welcomes publication of Technological Universities Bill

The president of Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin, has welcomed the publication by the Minister of Education and Skills of the Technological Universities Bill 2015.

Hell and high water —Town braces itself as Shannon rises

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Athlone is bracing itself for heavy floods this weekend after confirmation that flood levels will rise to those recorded in 2009, when they caused damage in excess of several miilion euro.

Garda recruitment 2016

There is good news for people who have been waiting for a chance to join An Garda Síochána. The Public Appointments Service is currently accepting applications for An Garda Síochána on its website www.publicjobs.ie. Applications will continue to be accepted until Tuesday January 5 2016. Even better news is that Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, has announced that up to 600 new Garda trainees will be recruited in 2016.

30 new beds for UHG Emergency Department as new facility to go to design and planning in 2016

Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has welcomed clarification from the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar that the 30 new beds for UHG’s emergency department are on course to open later this month.

Seafood development programme will create jobs in Connemara fisheries, says Kyne

Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has said that news of a greenlight for the Seafood Development Operational Programme is very welcome for fishing communities and will help to create jobs in Connemara.

More flooding devastation for Galway homes and businesses

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It is certainly not going to be a very happy Christmas for many homeowners and businesspeople in Galway who are yet again suffering the effects of severe flooding around the county following the weekend storm. It is a case of déjá vu for many people who have been in this situation numerous times before. Indeed there has been a campaign on-going since 1995 to have drainage work carried in south Galway, and 20 years later the situation remains the same.

IT Gym and High Performance Training Centre opened by Minister for Tourism and Sport

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The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, officially opened the Gym and High Performance Training Centre at the AIT International Arena last Thursday, November 26.

Call for motorists to be drink aware over Christmas and New Year

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, has joined the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána in calling for motorists to be drink aware this Christmas.

New data shows Irish wages up 2.7pc - highest since 2008

New data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that average weekly earnings increased by 2.7 per cent up to the third quarter of this year.

Frustrated A&E nurses quit overcrowded UHG for private hospitals

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Unacceptable working conditions at the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital is driving highly trained and experienced nurses out of the public system into the arms of local private hospitals.

 

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