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Government intervenes to cover county council funding shortfall

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The Government has intervened to cover the shortfall in Galway County Council funding, arising from a loss of income from rates, with an allocation of €573,554. One Galway TD has described this as a "timely intervention".

Taoiseach urges voters in Mayo to check the register before Wednesday

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has urged all voters in Mayo to check the draft register of electors which is available at both their local county council office and online at www.checktheregister.ie until next Wednesday, November 25.

Galway Muslims condemn Paris terrorist attacks

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The Galway Ahmadiyya Muslim community has condemned last weekend's terrorist attacks in Paris, describing the shootings and bombings that left 129 dead, as "barbaric" and "unprecedented".

The impact of Yes on Galway’s political landscape

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From Monday November 16, same-sex marriage will be legal and Insider is looking forward to attending the weddings of her friends in the LGBT community. This follows on from May's referendum, where Insider voted a wholehearted Yes.

Minister Coveney reiterates commitment to Custume Barracks

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, has this week reiterated his commitment to Custume Barracks.

New Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLE Coupe on the way

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Mercedes-Benz has released details of price and specifications in relation to their new GLE and GLE Coupe models, both of which will shortly arrive here in volume ahead of the January registrations rush.

Brian Walsh not standing in General Election — Full statement

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Full Brian Walsh statement — “It is with deep regret that I have decided to withdraw my candidacy in the forthcoming general election in accordance with medical advice.

White poppies for peace to be sold in Galway

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Red poppies are worn in remembrance of the dead of WWI but for many the symbol is considered a glorification of war or a way of avoiding acknowledging its horrors and devastation, and so the white poppy has become an alternative.

Right2Water to protest outside Mill Street today

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Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".

 

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