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Big cleanup commences for deluge-hit Clifden

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Homeowners and businesses in Clifden are counting the cost this evening (Wednesday) after serious flooding hit the town early today when the Owenglin river overtopped. Schools were closed on the orders of gardai and 17 properties including homes and a hotel were evacuated as waters rose.

Sole traders in Mayo urged to apply for Enterprise Support Grant – Senator Burke

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Self-employed people in Mayo should apply for the newly-revamped Enterprise Support Grant to help them get back on their feet after Covid-19, Fine Gael Senator Paddy Burke has said.

Conway-Walsh calls for elderly Hardship Fund

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Sinn Féin TD for Mayo, Teachta Dála Rose Conway-Walsh, has this week called for the new government to re-establish a once-off grant in cooperation with Age Action Ireland and the Irish Red Cross, to assist vulnerable elderly people during the pandemic.

Postmasters urge return to weekly collection of social protection payments

Postmasters have urged a full return to weekly collection of all social protection payments at post offices.

Sole trader enterprises urged to apply for Enterprise Support Grant

Self-employed personnel within Athlone and its environs should apply for the newly-revamped Enterprise Support Grant to help them on their aspirational return to economic viability, Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael Minister of State, Peter Burke, has stated.

NUI Galway to hold virtual open evening for adult learners

NUI Galway’s annual adult learners information evening has gone virtual. The open evening will take place online on Wednesday June 24 from 6pm to 8.30pm.

Post Offices to remain open and adapt measures for safe usage

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Postmasters have assured the public that in the current Covid-19 pandemic, Post Offices are remaining open as an essential service to local communities – and measures have been agreed with An Post to prioritise public safety.

Rising local flood waters continue to cause immense public concern


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.

[Closed]Want to win a free short course this Autumn?

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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:


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