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FF Bill will see direct elections to the board of Údarás restored — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader and TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says a new Bill published by his party will restore the democratic mandate of Gaeltacht residents by reinstating direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. The Údarás na Gaeltachta (Amendment) Bill 2018 was recently approved by the party front bench.

Please vote No to discrimination

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The ballot paper asks us: do you approve of the proposal to amend the Constitution contained in the 36th Amendment of the Constitution Bill?

Undecided on Eighth Amendment deserve better than current debate

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Two groups intended to be representative of Irish people - the Citizens’ Assembly and the Oireachtas Committee – went in with different views on abortion and were exposed to a calm and reasoned debate that got into the nuance, difficulties, and reality of the 8th amendment. Both groups came out with a strong majority in favour of a Yes vote.

Hospital parking charges an unfair expense for patients, says O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien has called for new national guidelines to be introduced prohibiting parking charges at hospitals for cancer patients and those undergoing ongoing treatment.

Campbell calls for Yes vote on May 25

Social Democrat candidate for Roscommon- Galway, Ken Campbell has called for a ‘Yes’ vote on May 25.

Galway Coalition to Repeal joins the National Together For Yes Campaign

The Galway Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment is to join the National Together For Yes Campaign, and form the Galway Together For Yes Campaign, ahead of the upcoming referendum.

The reality of abortion in Ireland

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In the upcoming referendum, we will be asked to remove the Eighth Amendment and allow the Oireachtas to regulate for legal abortion in Ireland. Now the referendum is only a couple of months away, it is important to talk about the reality of abortion in Ireland and the impact the lack of access has on the lives of women and girls.

GMIT president welcomes progress of Technological Universities Bill

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GMIT president Dr Fergal Barry has welcomed the passing by the Seanad of the Technological Universities Bill, which paves the way for the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) to progress towards the next stage of the application for designation as a technological university for the west/north west.

Housing crisis is not an accident - it was designed that way

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Travel around the 26 counties and in the cities, towns, and even villages, and you will come across mature, pristine, housing estates which resemble Shantalla and Old Mervue. These houses were built back in the days when our Republic was poor.

Suckler supports needed for farmers, says Murphy

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy said his party is prioritising the suckler sector and more than 75,000 farm families nationwide during a Dáil motion tabled last Wednesday under private members time.

 

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