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Irish - is it time to declare a language emergency?

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‘Most of us don’t want to speak Irish, but we like to have Irish in our lives’, writes the provocative Desmond Fennell, in one of his concluding essays in his just published autobiography.* ‘We cherish Irish, the surveys show, as a precious part of our national heritage. We are glad there are Gaelscoileanna, a Ráidió na Gaeltachta and a TG4; that the destinations of buses are shown in Irish as well as English, and to hear that there is a magazine of news and comment in Irish on the internet. We would not like everything in Ireland to be in English only’.

HSE forum delegation to meet Health Minister about UHG’s emergency department

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A five person delegation from the HSE West’s regional health forum will meet the Minister for Health in Dublin at the end of the month.

Best in Class crash test award winners

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This year, Euro NCAP tested 18 new passenger cars and four heavy quadricycles and is announcing some of the year’s highlights.

‘Major step forward’ for new emergency department for UHG

Funding for the planning and design of the new emergency department for UHG will be provided in the HSE’s Capital Budget for 2017. The HSE National Capital Committee this week approved the capital funding for the much-needed development.

'Major step forward' for new emergency department for UHG

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Funding for the planning and design of the new emergency department for UHG will be provided in the HSE’s Capital Budget for 2017. The HSE National Capital Committee this week approved the capital funding for the much-needed development.

Thousands to watch match in comfort and safety in fanzone

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With thousands of rugby fans set to turn the city centre into a sea of green this Saturday for Connacht’s sell-out Champions Cup clash with top French side Toulouse, Galway is set for an autumnal tourist boost.

CIF calls on SMEs to think safety to reduce workplace accidents

The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual construction safety week campaign this week and called on all construction companies to set aside time to reemphasise the importance of safety to their employees with a view to further reducing workplace accidents.

Government must declare a 'housing emergency' says Farrell

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The new Government must declare a "housing emergency" in Galway city and implement "immediate measures" to tackle rental inflation, which is leading to rental costs increasing much faster in Galway than they are in Dublin.

Hospital asks for only genuine emergencies to use the service

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Mayo University Hospital has asked that only those with genuine emergencies use the hospital today, in a statement from the Hospital this afternoon they said, "The Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital is extremely busy at present with a high number of medical attendances. Every effort is being made to provide beds for those patients awaiting admission.

Road safety officer issues warning over election posters

Mayo County Council's road safety officer has issued an appeal to those contesting the upcoming election when erecting election posters. Noel Gibbons said this week: "With high winds forecast over the next few days we have urged candidates not to hang banners and posters from road bridges and pedestrian bridges, as they could become loose, be interfered with by third parties, and could fall onto fast-moving traffic. Driver distraction has a negative impact on road safety and so only essential signage should appear.

 

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