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Galway anti-war group condemns arrest of Mick Wallace

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The Galway Alliance Against War has issued a statement condemning the arrest and imprisonment of Deputy Mick Wallace. The Independent Wexford TD was arrested at Clontarf Garda Station by appointment yesterday and brought to Limerick Prison.

Mayo GP meets with Fine Gael health committee on crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland

A delegation of GPs from rural communities throughout the country, including Noreen Lineen-Curtis based in Mayo, met with the Fine Gael Health Committee recently to give its views on the crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland. The delegation highlighted the pressing need for resources in rural general practice, the lack of which has plunged the service into a crisis not seen in Ireland since the mid-80s.

Madra to get €20,000 as Flannery proposal sees city council commit to improving dog welfare in Galway

funding of up to €20,000 to local animal charity Madra to help it cope with the influx of stray and abandoned dogs in the city.

Conway-Walsh to host public meeting on Mayo’s Healthcare Crisis in Castlebar

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Sinn Féin’s Dáil Spokesperson on Finance, Pearse Doherty TD, will address a public meeting organised by Mayo General Election candidate Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh that will take place in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar next Thursday, November 12 at 7.00pm. The event, entitled “Building a Public Health System that delivers for the West” will feature a talk from Dr David Hickey, a transplant surgeon who served as the Director of the National Kidney and Transplant Programme, on the topic of “building a coalition to fight for a national health system in Ireland”. Cllr Conway-Walsh will speak about the realities for the people of Mayo of the healthcare crisis such as MRI Waiting lists, delays in processing medical cards and broken promises on Rheumatology Services in the county while Pearse Doherty TD will outline Sinn Féin’s alternative for our national healthcare system.

City survey to examine people’s attitudes to alcohol

A survey on people’s attitudes and behaviour in relation to alcohol use is being spearheaded in a bid to get specific data on the issue in the city.

White poppies for peace to be sold in Galway

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Red poppies are worn in remembrance of the dead of WWI but for many the symbol is considered a glorification of war or a way of avoiding acknowledging its horrors and devastation, and so the white poppy has become an alternative.

Right2Water to protest outside Mill Street today

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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".

Pressure mounts on Council to support AMACH and MADRA ahead of budget meeting

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With just two weeks until its annual budget meeting, Galway City Council has been criticised for its delay in releasing funding to AMACH!, the local organisation representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, which is seeking to open a resource centre. There is also ongoing controversy about the provision of funding to MADRA - the charity aiming to reduce the rate of dog euthanasia in the city.

Progressive city like Galway shouldn’t be putting half its stray dogs to sleep, says MADRA as they await answers and commitment from City Council

Local dog rescue charity MADRA has issued a call to Galway City Council to provide them with the wherewithal to reduce Galway city’s unacceptably high dog euthanasia rate. 

A Budget to benefit all - except the disabled, rural Ireland, and those waiting for a house?

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The increase in incomes due to changes in the USC, and the savings that will be made as a result of the extension of free GP care, and a second free pre-school year, will "more than cover the extra costs incurred by water charges and the property tax".

 

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