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‘Stop the cull on the One Parent Family Payment’ says Ó Cuív

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More than 3,000 Galway families are set to lose anything up to €80 a week from July as the age threshold for the One Parent Family Payment is cut from 16 to seven, a move which could force some parents out of the workplace, a local TD has warned.

Guinness Amplify Live Stages - in Galway

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THE GUINNESS AMPLIFY Live Stages gigs come to Galway on Thursday February 26 with the Róisín Dubh and Monroe’s Live announced as the venues where the shows will take place. Each venue will host three bands on the night.

Road safety warning for parents and teachers

Thirteen children were killed or seriously injured on Mayo’s roads over a six-year period from 2006 to 2012.

Athlone councillor demands timely payment of Back to School Allowance

Fianna Fáil councillor Aengus O’Rourke has written to Minister Joan Burton calling on her to guarantee that all families entitled to the Back to School Allowance will receive the payment in advance of the new school term.

Ballina Stephenites holiday draw

Ballina Stephenites in conjunction with Fly Away Travel and Crockets on the Quay are offering one lucky person the opportunity to win an €800 holiday of their choice. The draw will take place at a Back to School themed fancy dress party to be held in Crockets on the Quay on Sunday June 3.

Three hundred and forty four children killed or injured on Mayo roads over twelve years

New research from the Road Safety Authority into child fatalities and serious injuries has revealed that 1,259 children up to 14 years of age were killed or seriously injured on Irish roads between 1997 and 2009. A further 9,139 received minor injuries as a result of a collision. In Mayo 344 children were killed or injured between 1997 and 2009. However the number of children killed on Irish roads has almost halved since 1997 with a 45.6 per cent reduction in fatalities under 14 years of age.

Road safety highlighted as children return to school

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Following the revelation that some 180 children have been killed or injured on Kilkenny’s roads between 1997 and 2009, the RSA and ESB Electric Ireland are planning to distribute 80,000 high viz vests to junior infants starting school this year.

Come back to school with Lisa Joyce

CAN YOU recall your schooldays and laugh about the experience? Well that’s exactly what comedian Lisa Joyce is doing as she takes her new comedy show, Back to School, to the west of Ireland. Lisa commenced her comedy career while studying in NUI Galway and now performs stand up all around the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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‘Back to School’ signs and advertising are already filling our shop windows and airwaves. And, each year, it comes as a surprise - for most families are still in holiday mode. But, while still availing of the last of days of summer, thinking ahead might not be a bad idea after all.

Impact criticises secretive HSE recruitment procedures

At least nine temporary clerical staff have been recruited by the HSE in Kilkenny without the posts being advertised publicly according to Impact trade union which this week criticised the lack of proper procedure.

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