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It was not the bank collapse of 2008, the implosion of the economy, the unforgivable bank guarantee, nor four years of harsh austerity measures which forced the Irish people on to the streets in protest.
The catastrophic collapse of Fianna Fáil’s support at the last general election saw the party lose half of its seats in Galway as it nose-dived to the worst electoral result in its illustrious history.
Calls to scrap the controversial and publicly mistrusted quango of Irish Water have intensified with one former government TD declaring the body a “fiasco”.
Dep Colm Keaveney has called for the suspension of water charges until there is a complete review of the workings of Irish Water and how it is to be funded.
A series of crises within the agriculture sector has put such pressure on farmers that 53 per cent have been affected by suicide, with 16 per cent having dealt with it in their immediate or wider family.
The new primary health care centre in Tuam must not come at the expense of health and psychiatric services elsewhere in County Galway, a Tuam based TD has warned.
With the schools back, the evenings longer, and summer giving way to autumn, focus is switching to the resumption of the Dáil and to what the political environment will be like over the coming months. Are we facing a winter of discontent or are the dark skies starting to give way to brighter days?
The Government is being called on to postpone charging school transport fees for families still waiting on the outcome of their medical card reviews.
Staff at contact lens manufacturer Transitions Optical have been warned that the Tuam-based company is facing up to 60 job losses.
Calls for an urgent inquiry into the deaths of nearly 800 children at a Tuam mother and baby home continue, and pressure mounts on the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, to take the lead into the investigation and apologise on behalf of the State.