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The proposed upgrade for the Aran Islands water storage facilities "need to be fast tracked" and "delivered without further delay", a Connemara politician has told Irish Water.
Cuts in Galway respite hours shocking
Sinn Féin senator, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, says that it is shocking that the Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) teams under the auspices of the HSE in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon have only just over half of the staff they need to fulfil their duties
Two Mayo senators have called on the Government to bring in a remediation scheme for homes in north Mayo that have been affected by pyrite. Both Sinn Féin senator Rose Conway-Walsh and Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin called for such a scheme to be put in place this week after the Expert Panel on Concrete Blocks published their report.
A frustrated Connemara GP has written to the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, urging him to tackle the lack of ambulance cover in the Connemara area.
The future of GMIT's Castlebar campus has taken another twist this week as concerns for the future of the campus intensified. Fine Gael senator Michelle Mulherin said that she had been informed that a number of staff and students at the Castlebar campus had been asked to move to the Galway campus, saying: “I am very concerned that between 12 and 15 staff, at GMIT Castlebar have been asked via their union to transfer voluntarily to Galway within three to four weeks. Should they refuse, they will be added to the redeployment panel, and may be asked to transfer to any location within the higher education sector.
Theresa May's decision to call a snap election in Britain - following numerous pledges that she would do no such thing - took political watchers by surprise this week, especially here in Ireland where there has been an ongoing, daily, assumption that our current Government will fall any day now.
City Council staff have been subjected to abuse and harassment over the past week, as a result of serious allegations regarding alleged abuses of the Affordable Housing Scheme, made public by a senator last week.
“Long term damage” could be inflicted on the air service to the Aran Islands as the current contract for the service could force passengers needing flights for funerals or other ‘unprecedented situations’ facing to pay up to €35 extra per seat.
"Long term damage" could be inflicted on the air service to the Aran Islands as the current contract for the service could force passengers needing flights for funerals or other 'unprecedented situations' to pay up to €35 extra per seat.