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Seminar marks the 100th anniversary of women’s vote

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A seminar held in Athlone last week heard of the huge changes in the lives and roles of women in the last 100 years, but also identified some areas where further progress is necessary.

McFadden to host ‘Women Making a Difference’ meeting

Athlone based Senator Gabrielle McFadden will this week host a meeting entitled ‘Women Making a Difference’ in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone.

Rabbitte calls for re-examination of rural and social scheme rules

Funding for schemes such as the Rural Social Scheme and Tús are in danger of being slashed under the new funding model being proposed by the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.

Boost for Galway Hospice through Dormant Accounts Funding

Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway and Mayo South, Seán Kyne last evening (Wednesday) confirmed an allocation of almost €100,000 for Galway Hospice from the Dormant Accounts Fund.

Council secures funding for flood defences

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The Galway City Council has secured funding for a major flood defence project for the city. The announcement was made by Galway city Mayor Pearce Flannery following an emergency meeting on Wednesday morning at 7am between the OPW Minister, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, an senior executives of the city council, and councillors.

Online PRSI options are excluding, not helping people, warns Ó Cuív

The decision to move all PRSI services online has met with fierce criticism from a leading Galway TD, who said it is an impractical move with many areas of the State still without adequate broadband cover.

McManus calls for reinstatement of Bereavement Grant

 

From tragedy to triumph... and repeat

Well, so many awful things have happened since we last spoke together, and yet so many hopeful, optimistic things have also happened. So, let us put them all in context.

New Bill to protect cyclists from ‘irresponsible driving behaviour’

A worrying number of drivers are guilty of irresponsible behaviour when it comes to cyclists, according to an East Galway TD.

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.

 

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