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A child displaying signs of a hearing difficulty, or loss, is particularly worrying for parents.
Parents of children with learning difficulties are often caught in an unexpected storm of uncertainty over how to identify and intervene regarding meeting their children’s educational requirements.
The stunning Urban Wellbeing centre, owned and designed by the talented Tracy and Ed Dunbar, offers a five star health, beauty, and fitness experience all under one roof. With easy access to the city centre and ample free car parking facilities, this is a completely new health, beauty, and fitness concept designed specifically for the Galway community.
Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".
The Department of Social Protection has taken a further step to crack down on social welfare cheats in Galway. A member of the Gardai has been seconded into the Department’s Special Investigations Unit and will take specific responsibility for preventing welfare fraud in the city and county.
CORU, the body charged with regulating health and social care professionals, has advised social workers that they have just weeks to apply to register with their regulator. Registration, which is aimed at protecting the public, is the law and social workers who do not register will face serious consequences.
Athlone Town Council became the latest municipal body to be disrupted by anti-austerity protestors when approximately 30 of them waited in the public gallery for nearly an hour before interrupting the monthly meeting.
The welfare system is vital for protecting people from poverty and enabling social cohesion in a recession, according to Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson for social protection, Fidelma Healy Eames.
It was only a matter of time. Of course the Croke Park (Choke Park) Agreement is going to be tampered with – along with social welfare, income tax, and child benefit — in the upcoming autumn budget, in which the Government has to make additional savings of €3.5 billion. No small change there.
Whether or not the controversial report this week about the Polish woman 'Magda' living the high life courtesy of the generous Irish social welfare system was entirely accurate or not matters little; what matters a lot however is that, just as with the 'mad and greedy' economy-crashing Irish people that our Taoiseach so readily informed the World Economic Forum about last week, much of the report contents were actually true.