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IDA to encourage future business location to Oranmore

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The IDA has agreed to encourage future industries planning to establish a base in Galway, to set up on lands owned by the authority in Oranmore, a move one local TD believes will help combat Parkmore's chronic traffic congestion.

Rent hikes at Cúirt na Coiribe condemned as 'callous and unfair'

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An 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation could see Galway students paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, leading to warnings that such hikes "threaten the advances our third-level institutions have achieved in recent years".

€3.5 million for home improvement grants for Galway's elderly and people with disabilities

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Older people and those with disabilities in Galway city could be set to benefit from funding of €1,100,374 which will be made available via grants for housing adaptations.

Keane has the hunger, but does Fianna Fáil have the appetite?

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When was the last time Fianna Fáil won two seats in Galway West? The 2007 General Election - now more than a decade ago. Older party activists will sigh with nostalgia for the days when FF could take three out of five. The last time that happened was in November 1982 - 36 years ago.

Light rail a waste of time for Galway, says Larkin

A city councillor says debating about whether Galway would benefit from the installation of a light rail system is a “waste of time”.

Cameron demands Government recognises State of Palestine

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Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.

People who have children through surrogacy should be eligible for maternity leave, says HSE forum member

A member of the HSE West’s regional health forum says it is wrong that HSE employees who have a child through surrogacy are not eligible for statutory maternity leave.

Ten million euro primary care centre to be located in Shantalla

A €10 million primary care facility is to be located on the site of the Shantalla Health Centre.

Health forum hears concerns that Prime Time consultant not confronted

Management at University Hospital declined to say this week if the unidentified hospital consultant - referred to in a Prime Time telelevision programme which highlighted that the person was working far fewer hours than contracted for in the public system - had been held accountable.

Doughiska development will deliver one thousand jobs

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An application for planning permission for a development at Doughiska has been lodged this week with supporters believing it could create up to 1,000 jobs for that side of the city.

 

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