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The housing crisis is also a crisis of student accommodation

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Galway mayor, Labour city councillor, and the party's Galway West General Election candidate, Níall McNelis, grabbed national headlines early this week, intervening to prevent an assault in the city centre. Yet Galwegians will not have been surprised by his instinct to 'step up' when witnessing someone in need.

Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

Councillors slam student housing development report for Westwood Hotel

Galway city councillors have slammed the application for the proposed student housing development at the Westwood Hotel site in Dangan.

'The right man for the job'

Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, has "represented Ireland brilliantly abroad", and in his values, ideals, and vision, is what is needed now at home and abroad, during this era of political turmoil and the rise of far-right populism on the continent.

Uachtarán Michael D Higgins - 'The right man for the job'

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Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, has "represented Ireland brilliantly abroad", and in his values, ideals, and vision, is what is needed now at home and abroad, during this era of political turmoil and the rise of far-right populism on the continent.

Festival season set to generate more than €90 million for local economy

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Galway's three major festivals - the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway International Arts Festival, and the Galway Races - are set to attract a combined total of 375,000 people to the city, and collectively generate more than €90 million for the local economy.

Mayor McNelis officially opens Pálás Cinema

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The Pálás was officially opened on Wednesday afternoon by the Mayor of Galway City, Labour councillor Niall McNelis, who said he hopes the art house cinema will be "an attractive meeting place for the people of Galway".

Protest and criticism meet student accommodation rent hikes

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A claimed 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation has led to fears that Galway students could be paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, when the new academic term starts in September.

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".

Labour representative urges public to get registered

Labour local area representative Geraldine Mills has urged the people of Athlone and Westmeath to ensure they are registered to vote on the upcoming referendum on the 8th Amendment.

 

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