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Pro-gay marriage supporters to say why they are voting Yes

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Yes campaigners in the marriage equality referendum will speak on why they are voting Yes, as well as taking questions from the public, at an event being held this evening.

Campaign to stop binge drinking is just a public relations stunt says councillor

A campaign aimed at stopping out-of-control drinking, which is funded by the drinks industry, has been slammed as a public relations exercise.

Derek Nolan - is he really a politically dead duck?

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Insider is going against the grain here, but let him go out on a charred and severed limb, daring to posit that Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan is not the electorally dead in the water, threatened with extinction political animal, that he appears to be.

New traffic lights for Ballybane Road

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Work has begun on the installation of new traffic lights on the Ballybane Road, but the Galway City Council has been criticised for not installing a safe crossing sooner.

Mortgage-to-rent scheme has ‘completely failed’ says SF’s Mairead Farrell

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Only one property has been purchased through the National mortgage-to-rent in Galway city and county since it was launched in 2012, indicating the scheme “has failed those in mortgage distress”.

Motorists and commuters in Galway city facing a minimum of eight weeks disruption

Long awaited roadworks at Lough Atalia bridge will cause mayhem for commuters when they begin next month according to one city councillor.

Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit is not the answer says former health forum chief

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Shutting down Portiuncula Hospital’s maternity unit would not be the solution to problems raised about deficiencies in standards of care identified at the Ballinasloe facility, a former chairperson of the HSE’s west regional health forum said this week.

Anti-water charges motions to be voted on by city council today

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Despite today being the deadline for registration for Irish Water, opposition to the controversial tax remains strong with motions demanding the abolition of water charges and Irish Water to come before today’s Galway City Council meeting.

Could Ó Cuív use the free bus pass for the next election?

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If Dáil Éireann goes to full term, and the General Election comes, not this year, but in April/May 2016, three sitting Oireachtas members in Connacht would be able to travel around their respective constituencies for free using their bus passes.

Walsh demands immediate action on hotel site

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“A blight on the local landscape” and a haven for criminal activity and anti-social behaviour that need to be tackled and dealt with immediately.

 

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