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There are currently 42 patients waiting on trolleys in UHG, the third highest in the State, according to figures released this week by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.
With the Christmas festivities getting under way and 2018 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review an eventful political year. While the anticipated general election did not materialise, 2018 did see trips to the ballot box with a keenly contested referendum on abortion as well as a presidential election that, while low-key, threw up a number of interesting questions.
Championing the issue of the redevelopment, rejuvenation and enhancement of the west side of Athlone, to which she is native, Senator Gabrielle McFadden is fervently in support of the news which was announced this week.
New figures on the funding of Local Authorities released by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirm that the Galway city and county councils have taken an overall funding cut of 52 per cent since 2011.
John Crowley, the Social Democrats' Galway City West candidate for next May's Local Elections, will formally launch his campaign at the Salthill Hotel this Sunday at 7pm.
Mixed race Irish people will be celebrated, and questions and ideas of Irish identity examined, in #IAmIrish, an absorbing and thought-provoking photographic exhibition, which opens at the Galway Arts Centre next week.
KEVIN GILDEA has exerted a quiet, but powerful influence on Irish comedy, and is a key figure in the Irish comedy boom which began in the 1990s and has continued unabated since.
Sinn Féin and the Social Democrats have announced their Galway City Council candidates for the Local Elections in May 2019, while Independent councillor Mike Cubbard has also announced he is seeking re-election.
A Day Of Silence will take place in Galway on Wednesday November 28, to coincide with the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign.
GALWAY WILL mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish revolutionary republican, socialist, trade unionist, and writer James Connolly, with an event in the Galway City Library.