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Galway-native but US-based senator Billy Lawless has this week urged graduate members of the Irish diaspora to avail of their rights to vote in any future Seanad elections.
The Shamrock Lodge Hotel was the venue for the annual Christmas dinner hosted by the Cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, Cllr. John Dolan. Family members, friends and fellow elected representatives joined the affable local politician to acknowledge his work as part of the local authority collective since taking on the chain of office during the summer.
The allocation of an additional €500,000 for repairs to local roads in the South Roscommon area has been welcomed by Cllr. John Naughten.
In tandem with the Pieta House ‘Feelgood Week’ initiative week, from October 20-27 inclusive, a local employee of the non-profit organisation is putting his best fundraising foot forward as he has been running 5k a day since September 1, culminating in a fun run on the AIT track, courtesy of Athlone Running Club, to take place at 6.30pm on Friday, October 26.
“HOLDING HER first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty of the world he had been born into. Before his fiftieth birthday, he would have to share the planet with more than nine billion people - people battling for food, water and shelter in an increasing volatile climate. The faceless shadowy menace of climate change had become, in an instant, deeply personal.”
The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the School of Law will host a panel discussion with Dr Mary Robinson on the ‘The Necessity of Advocacy’ at NUI Galway on Wednesday, 24 October.
The Kilmurray group water scheme has been given the green light, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Michelle Mulherin has confirmed that the scheme has been approved and funding has been granted to commence planning for the long awaited scheme that will benefit 80 homes.
Pieta House, has launched a new initiative, 'FeelGood Week', aiming to bring people together to remind themselves of how good they can feel and raise vital funds.
Ten of the 11 candidates seeking a nomination to stand for the presidential election, will be in Galway tomorrow to address a special meeting of the Galway City Council, which takes place in City Hall at 2pm.
For the second time Castlebar man Johnny Oosten has taken to his bike and made his way from north to south along the Wild Atlantic Way to raise money for Pieta House, suicide and self harm centre.