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A Galway TD is demanding the Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone to outline what measures have been put in place to ensure the “huge failures” to act on youth crimes, “will never occur again”.
Orphans and their guardians must be adequately supported by the State, “be it financially, emotionally or otherwise”, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte.
The failure of Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to establish a fodder support scheme for farmers is “worrying and disappointing”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte.
More than 14,000 home help hours in Galway were slashed over the last year - a 12 per cent cut - according to new figures which have been described as "deeply disturbing" by one Galway TD who has called for the cutbacks to be "reversed immediately".
LEADER companies in Galway are becoming “increasingly frustrated” with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs for its “failure to allocate funding to LEADER projects in the county”.
More than 60,000 homes and businesses across Galway still have no access to broadband; many will have to wait another six years before the National Broadband Plan is implemented; and some towns are unlikey to be included on any future broadband plans.
Government commitments to increase garda numbers must be met following years of "serious depletion" of resources and manpower, resulting in "a spate of burglaries" in east Galway, which has left villages across the county "on edge".
Some 25 per cent of Galway homes fall into the poorest energy ratings - the E, F and G categories - resulting in draughty, cold houses with increased electricity and gas costs. By contrast only nine per cent reach the A and B ratings.