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The Galway City Council has announced that it will launch the Responsible Dog Ownership campaign this month.
Mullingar councillors are to write to the HSE to ask them to allocate a designated smoking area on the grounds of Mullingar hospital, following the introduction of a a campus-wide ban on November 1.
Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, will become the latest hospital to institute a smoke-free campus policy on Monday next, with smoking banned from all areas of the hospital grounds.
A closure order was served on a restaurant in Kiltimagh during April according to a report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). The enforcement order was issued by environmental health officers in the HSE on New Jasmine House (restaurant), Aiden Street, Kiltimagh on April 23.
Only one fine has been issued this year for dog fouling, a persistent problem which plagues Salthill prom, children’s playgrounds, and city parks, and a much tougher stance needs to be taken on this issue.
A strategy group set up to prevent and reduce alcohol related harm is calling for a range of alcohol treatment and support services to be introduced.
HIQA has announced the composition of the panel who will investigate standards and services at University Hospital Galway following the death of Savita Halappanavar.
The members of the Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs SPC of Mayo County Council put in motion the first steps to bringing in a new council backed county wide anti-smoking policy. Director of services for Mayo County Council, Joe Loftus, told the members he was looking for them to recommend to Mayo County Council that all buildings over which the council have control, including playgrounds and play areas for children, be declared smoke free zones, to be supported by appropriate signage and notices.
Dogs do not clean up after themselves so it is up to their owners to clean up after their pets, according to Labour city councillor Niall McNelis.
I have recently had some correspondence with the anti-smoking group ASH looking for the AA to support a ban on smoking in cars. It is an interesting debate and not just for obvious reasons.