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Canney demands ‘overhaul’ of care services for the elderly

A “complete overhaul” of the State’s attitude to providing care for older people at home is “urgently needed”, according to Galway East TD, and Minister for Rural Affairs, Seán Canney.

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The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of eight-week, non-accredited evening courses in a number of different subject areas:

More than six thousand in Westmeath approved for treatment benefit scheme

More than 6,412 claims have been approved under the treatment benefit scheme for self-employed people in Westmeath since reforms were introduced by the Government, a Fine Gael TD has confirmed.

Misha returns to Castlebar to celebrate life-changing human rights victory with his Irish ‘Mama Ann’

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A very special group of 120 children from the Chernobyl affected regions of Belarus will fly into Shannon Airport on Tuesday next June 25 with Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International, as part of a long-standing efforts of Irish host families to prolong their lives against the ongoing effects of the world’s worst nuclear accident.

The invisible strings that hold community together

Back in the summer of ‘82, when Paolo Rossi was setting the stones alight with his scorching display in the heat of football pitches at the Spanish World Cup, I spent the days picking cold stones from a wet football pitch in Mayo. In those days, when the offer of a job was as fickle as the tumbleweed that blew across our horizon, the Community Employment Scheme was all we knew.

High profile office accommodation available in The Claddagh

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O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering a unique opportunity to acquire for letting a magnificent, superbly located office development close to the city centre.

Refurbishment of old library in Tuam gets go-ahead

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Planning permission for the refurbishment of the old library in Shop Street, Tuam, has been granted by the Galway County Council. The refurbishment represents an investment of €1.5 million in the building.

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Galway worst affected as Carthy hits out at rural post office closures

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Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has described An Post plans to close 159 post office branches across rural Ireland as an absolute scandal that must be resisted.

Keeping older people and those living alone safe in their homes

PhoneWatch, Ireland’s leading provider of home safety systems has announced it will give €75 off the cost of installing a monitored PhoneWatch alarm system to those 126,000 people qualifying for the new Telephone Support Allowance introduced by the Department of Social Protection.


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