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GMIT president welcomes HEA commitment to review funding for third level institutions

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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology president Dr Fergal Barry has welcomed this week’s announcement by the Higher Education Authority that it will conduct a full review into the way it funds third level institutions.

Senator calls for arbitrator to end Aran air impasse

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Sinn Féin’s Gaeltacht spokesperson, Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, has said the Taoiseach should appoint an independent arbitrator to resolve the impasse on the use of Minna Airport for the purposes of supporting an air service to the Aran Islands.

McFadden is first female Seanad chief whip

Athlone’s Sentaor Gabrielle McFadden has made history by being appointed the first female Government Chief Whip in Seanad Éireann.

Proposal to use LE Aisling as a floating museum in Galway

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Galway city councillor Pearce Flannery has opened up discussions about having the decommissioned Navy ship, LE Aisling, donated to the people of Galway in order for it to be used as a floating maritime museum moored at either Salthill or Galway Dock.

As waiting lists rise further, Ó Clochartaigh demands planning for new Galway hospital

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Planning must begin immediately for a new hospital in Galway city as the Government has "no plan to tackle the chronic hospital waiting lists", where 42,516 people are waiting for operations.

Galway has Hildegarde to thank for putting a new hospital on the agenda

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The extent to which we are resigned to politicians making promises they do not intend to keep was laid bare during the last Dáil term when Pat Rabbitte famously asked: “Isn’t that what you tend to during an election?”

Take part in a re-enactment of historic Oireachtas 1913 photograph

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A total of 163 people are needed to take part in the re-enactment of the famous photograph taken on the steps of the Town Hall during the Gaelic League Oireachtas of 1913.

Inter-departmental approach needed to rejuvenate rural towns – Dolan

Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, is calling for an inter-departmental approach to regenerate provincial and rural towns.

UHG authorities consider providing new hospital in Merlin Park within 15 years

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“Ad hoc planning” and the absence of “political will” stalled the development of a new public hospital for Galway for years. Dep Catherine Connolly hit out this week at both senior hospital management at University Hospital Galway over the years for failing to commit in a “planned and timely manner” to such a project and the various governments for “refusing to even contemplate” the issue.

The Galway Sessions 2016 - Remembering Eamonn Ceannt

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EAMONN CEANNT - Galwayman, traditional musician, Republican leader, signatory of the 1916 Proclamation - will be commemorated and celebrated as part of The Galway Sessions 2016 festival.

 

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