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Housing crisis is not confined to Dublin — Conway-Walsh

The housing crisis is not confined to Dublin and the east of the Country according to Mayo Sinn Féin general election candidate Rose Conway-Walsh. She said this week: "There are families in Mayo who are living in cramped unsuitable conditions because the maximum rent limits for the housing assistance payment which replaced the rent allowance is capped at €375 monthly for a single person, or €390 for a couple or €500 for a couple with three children. In essence what this means is that tenants who are unable to secure properties for those amounts or less are not legally eligible for housing assistance."

Welcome as BIM withdraw plans for huge fish farm

Local opponents have this week welcomed the withdrawal of plans by Bord Iascaigh Mhara to develop a massive 15,000 tonne fish farm close to Inis Oírr.

Students must be aware of changes in applying for J-I Visa, says Ó Clochartaigh

Sinn Féin spokesperson on the Diaspora, Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, has stressed the need for students to acquaint themselves with recent changes in the J1 application process, meaning students will have to secure work prior to travelling to the US.

Hogan rubbishes election withdrawal rumours as ‘just wishful thinking’

Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Hogan has rubbished reports that he has been reconsidering his candidacy in the forthcoming General Election.

Large increase in Mayo hospital agency staff spend under this Government says SF candidate

Local Sinn Féin councillor and General Election candidate Rose Conway Walsh has criticised the Government over the huge increase in the cost of agency staff for Mayo General Hospital. The local councillor made the comments in relation to figures received in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin.

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.

Conway-Walsh to host public meeting on Mayo’s Healthcare Crisis in Castlebar

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Sinn Féin’s Dáil Spokesperson on Finance, Pearse Doherty TD, will address a public meeting organised by Mayo General Election candidate Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh that will take place in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar next Thursday, November 12 at 7.00pm. The event, entitled “Building a Public Health System that delivers for the West” will feature a talk from Dr David Hickey, a transplant surgeon who served as the Director of the National Kidney and Transplant Programme, on the topic of “building a coalition to fight for a national health system in Ireland”. Cllr Conway-Walsh will speak about the realities for the people of Mayo of the healthcare crisis such as MRI Waiting lists, delays in processing medical cards and broken promises on Rheumatology Services in the county while Pearse Doherty TD will outline Sinn Féin’s alternative for our national healthcare system.

Making use of the generosity of Galwegians

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If the Nobel Academy awarded an annual prize for generosity then the Irish people would surely have won it many times over. This thought came to mind as Insider perused the secluded Tara China site, with the historic Mervue House, standing on three acres of gated grounds, surrounded to the front by trees.

165 vacant council houses in County Galway 'evidence of housing emergency' say Sinn Féin

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There are 165 vacant council units in the county boundaries of Galway, a situation that has led one general election candidate to declare that with "thousands of people on housing waiting lists", the situation is now at "emergency levels".

Lorraine Higgins calls on Sinn Fein to persuade IRA to give its fortune to those who suffered at its hands

Senator Lorraine Higgins today said that Sinn Fein should use whatever influence it has with the IRA to ensure that monies left over when they allegedly disbanded is distributed to deserving causes both in Northern Ireland and the Rep of Ireland.

 

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