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Rabbitte demands TUSLA be given powers to shut down ‘non-compliant’ creches

TUSLA does not have the ability to shut down non-compliant creches due to flaws in the legislation, and urgently needs to be given those powers by the Government, a Galway TD has demanded.

TD warns students at risk of homelessness if supports ‘not in place’

Students may be facing homelessness as the college year starts, especially in Galway, with much student accommodation rented out in advance, leaving young people facing “some stark options”.

Number of children in Direct Provision dangerously high, says Rabbitte

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Funding for new affordable homes

Galway city and county is set to get 125 new affordable homes, following Government funding of €5.8 million. The funding will see 95 of the houses built at Merlin Park, and the remaining 30 at Raheen, Athenry.

‘We come down harder on dirty kitchens than we do on créches,’ says Rabbitte

Following the RTE Investigates programme which showed dangerous practices in a Dublin Créche chain Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte TD, says that greater enforcement powers should be given to Tusla.

Concerns raised after Dáil refuses questions on Derrybrien windfarm

Concerns are being raised about the refusal to allow a County Galway TD to raise questions over impending EU fines that could be levied against the Government for its failure to carry out an environmental impact assessment at Derrybrien wind farm in south County Galway.

Introduction of new rent pressure zones a sign of failure

The extension of the rent pressure zones (RPZ), while welcome for tenants in the area, is a sign of the Government’s failing housing policy in Galway, according to a Galway-East TD.

People checking their local death notices to find out if Home Help restriction impacts the most vulnerable – Rabbitte

Elderly Galway constituents are monitoring the death notices to try to identify spare capacity in the Home Help scheme, according to local Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte.

People checking their local death notices to find out if Home Help restriction impacts the most vulnerable – Rabbitte

Elderly Galway constituents are monitoring the death notices to try to identify spare capacity in the Home Help scheme, according to local Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte.

State examinations in full flow as quest for Tory leadership continues

The weather has turned particularly uncertain for high summer. I for one am very glad, and I’m sure many other people are, that it has turned cool and uncertain. It seems that always we have heatwave weather when students are doing their Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, and how difficult it must be for them as they swelter with their thoughts and their writings in the examination hall and the sun beams in the windows, leaving them with the feeling that they should be out enjoying it. But the cooler weather has meant it is easier for them to concentrate.

 

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