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Proposed abortion legislation will 'roll back what the Irish people voted for' warn Galway Pro Choice

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While the Eight Amendment has now been removed from the Constitution, the current draft legislation to provide for termination of pregnancies in the State, is "not capable of guaranteeing universal access to abortion services", according to Galway Pro Choice.

‘Turning of the sod’ at town centre housing development

The traditional ‘turning of the sod’ ritual at a Westmeath County Council housing development in Arcadia, was performed by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Damien English TD, on Tuesday morning.

Presidential candidates to address City Hall today

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Ten of the 11 candidates seeking a nomination to stand for the presidential election, will be in Galway tomorrow to address a special meeting of the Galway City Council, which takes place in City Hall at 2pm.

Cannon and Rabbitte to make joint submission to rail review

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Minister Ciaran Cannon and Deputy Anne Rabbitte have this week confirmed that they are preparing to make a joint submission to a review of Phase 2 of the Western Rail Corridor.

An Post operating in secret on decision to close Ballindine Post Office - Mulherin

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"The people of Ballindine are being unfairly treated by An Post in its decision to close the local post office effective from August 10 next" said Mayo based Fine Gael Senator Michelle Mulherin stated this week.

Trump’s dealings with Europe and beyond belief rescue missions

This has been a tremendously interesting week. Before we begin on our usual chat and conversation, there is one item which is outstanding and which we simply should reflect upon, and that is the rescue of the 12-member boys soccer team and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand.

After seven years of presidency, he’s still our Michael D

It comes as little surprise that Michael D Higgins has declared his intention to contest the presidency of Ireland for a second term - some 52 years since the incumbent Eamon de Valera won a second term before leaving leaving office at 90 years of age.

'The right man for the job'

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.

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.

2018 - an action packed year...with more still to come

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As the Dáil heads off on its summer holidays there is much to contemplate after a busy and interesting first half to 2018, with the promise of more tumult to come in the autumn.

 

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