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Seán Kyne - the most powerful TD in Galway West?

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Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.

Ó Cuív demands Minister Bruton reverse 'mean changes' to rural school pupil-teacher numbers

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Over the past seven years, small schools across County Galway, and in rural Ireland generally, have seen their teacher numbers "reduced significantly" under the two Fine Gael led Governments.

Ó Cuív demands rules for community employment schemes be ‘relaxed’

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All vacant places on the Community Employment Scheme, the Tús Scheme and the Rural Social Scheme must be “filled without delay”, while rules governing the schemes must be changed to allow participants to stay on longer if no other suitable applicants are available to fill them.

Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’

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The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.

Ó Cuív demands date for signing of National Broadband Plan

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A date must be announced for the signing of the National Broadband Plan contract so the scheme can be rolled out to “the areas which need it most”, especially as the delays are “having a serious impact” on homes and businesses still awaiting network connection.

Ó Cuív says 3,000 new houses needed if Galway is to meet accommodation crisis

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Some 3,000 new housing units are needed for Galway city if the current demands for accommodation are to be met, but the Galway City Council is only due to complete 14 houses this year, which is both "minuscule" and "disappointing".

Cost of one-off homes 'significantly less' than cost of purchasing land on open market, says Ó Cuív

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The cost of building one-off council houses on family owned land is "significantly less" than the cost of purchasing land on the open market and building scheme houses, and is something the Galway County Council needs to start considering.

Fianna Fáil will 'restore democratic mandate' to the Gaeltacht says Ó Cuív

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A new Bill being put forward by Fianna Fáil will, if enacted, reinstate direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. Elections to the Gaeltacht body were abolished in 2012.

Delays to city ring road are ‘completely unacceptable’ — Ó Cuív

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Delays, which will result in the planning application for the €100 million N6 Galway city ring road project not being submitted until May at the earliest - months later than had been indicated - have been branded as “completely unacceptable”.

Ó Cuív questions Ring on department underspend on rural Ireland

Despite what a leading Galway TD has called “a last minute spending spree” towards the end of 2017, €19 million of funds allocated to the Department of Rural and Community Development remains unspent.

 

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