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He is one of Mayo’s most famous sons who came to be known as a world renowned social activist, human rights campaigner, a statesman and an author, described as the Nelson Mandela of his era.
The nationwide embargo on the recruitment of public service workers has been in place for six years now and has seen staffing levels at Mayo County Council fall by 20 per cent.
The Minister for Housing Jan O’Sullivan is to be presented with a “comprehensive report” on the housing situation in Galway, which can be used to “inform future policy” in the area.
Investigations are still ongoing into the tragic death of a three year old boy who was crushed in the lift shaft of a Galway city office building this week.
Fianna Fáil Galway city councillors have called for the immediate reinstatement of Sunday burials in the city following the recent Government announcement that some 3,000 additional workers are being allocated to local authorities across the country under the 'Gateways Initiative'.
It has a turnover of €4.75m and gives out an average of €1m per year in LEADER funding but the future of Westmeath Community Development is uncertain.
Galway’s two local authorities and the Government “must do more to effectively oversee the private rental market”, that is according to Labour TD for Galway West, Derek Nolan, who is supporting Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan’s plans to introduce a tenant deposit protection scheme.
COPE Galway is calling on the Government to increase spending in the areas of housing and social protection and to protect the range of public and community services from further funding cuts in Budget 2014.
There is no truth in speculation that Mervue Health Centre is to close or that its staff are to be relocated to the primary care centre in Doughiska.
The decision by the Department of Social Protection and Minister Joan Burton to award An Post another contract to provide over the counter cash transactions has generated a warning from Vincent Harney, a Westmeath postmaster leader, that this does not remove the serious threat to the long-term future of many post offices in Westmeath.