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Athlone’s Sentaor Gabrielle McFadden has made history by being appointed the first female Government Chief Whip in Seanad Éireann.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, is calling for an inter-departmental approach to regenerate provincial and rural towns.
“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.
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.
Fine Gael and Westmeath Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the partnership Government now in place will work for all the people of Westmeath to make their lives better and build a fairer Ireland.
TDs, councillors, and locals defied harsh weather conditions to attend the official opening of the 1916 Garden of Remembrance at Burgess Park last Saturday.