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Support for new investigation into Brothers of Charity abuse

The Fine Gael children spokesperson Charlie Flanagan has called for a re-investigation into allegations of abuse at two facilities in Galway overseen by the Brothers of Charity.

One thousand Mayo farmers apply for REPS replacement scheme

Mayo based Deputy Michael Ring, Fine Gael spokesperson for social protection, has questioned the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Brendan Smith in the Dáil in relation to the new Agri-Environment Options Scheme (AEOS) which replaced REPS. A total of 1,063 applications for the scheme was received from County Mayo.

Labour leader to address party conference in Castlebar

As part of the 'Winning the West' campaign in the north and west, the Labour Party is organising a one-day conference in Mayo this weekend.

Confirmation of Mayo Abbey National School funding

Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny, TD, has received written confirmation from the Department of Education and Skills that a grant has been approved for Mayo Abbey National School to construct additional accommodation for a new three classroom building. The current school is almost 115 years old and is in need of serious improvement works.

Decision to ‘pull’ plastic surgery service at Portiuncula Hospital a ‘scandal’ says TD

An outreach plastic surgery service being provided at Portiuncula Hospital is to be “pulled” due to a lack of clerical support, a local TD has claimed.

Connaughton vows to help Irish abroad in new role

Galway East Deputy Paul Connaughton has vowed to work tirelessly to help Irish sons and daughters abroad, the undocumented thousands in the US, the elderly in the UK, and the educated youth who have left in search of work elsewhere.

Investment in Belmullet company welcomed

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny TD has congratulated the SELC company in Belmullet which was awarded funding of €2.5 million by ESB Novusmodus recently.

Fianna Fáil has dragged Ireland back to the eighties — Ring

“Ireland is losing an entire generation as its best and brightest are shipped abroad to escape the unemployment crisis,” Fine Gael social protection spokesman Dep Michael Ring has warned. Deputy Ring was speaking after new CSO figures showed the highest net emigration levels since 1989, and unemployment at 13.2 per cent between April and June.

Lights going out as householders unable to pay bills

Fine Gael social protection spokesman Michael Ring TD has warned that “the lights are going out across Ireland” as the ESB and Bord Gáis warn that 110,000 customers are on payment plans.

Rhubarb funding welcomed

Deputy Michael Ring, Fine Gael spokesperson for social protection, has extended his thanks to Mayo County Council for agreeing to support the residents of Glencastle, Belmullet, by providing assistance to control wild rhubarb in the area.


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