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‘Dangerous decision’ to shut Mayo Garda stations—Calleary

Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary has slammed the Government’s decision to shut down six Garda stations in Mayo. Before a Fianna Fail motion was debated in the Dáil, the deputy had urged Fine Gael to reverse its “dangerous decision”, however on Wednesday evening—following an adjournment of the Dáil for several hours in order to allow TDs to attend the State funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe—the motion was rejected by the Dáil.

Continued increase in long-term unemployment is deeply worrying—Calleary

Fianna Fáil Jobs Spokesperson Dara Calleary has said the steady increase in long-term unemployment is a cause of serious concern and shows the current approach to tackling the jobs crisis is failing.

Calleary to propose legislative change to include gift vouchers

Fianna Fáil enterprise spokesperson Dara Calleary has said he intends to propose an amendment to consumer legislation to give gift vouchers the same status as cash for retail purchases.

Local reaction to Budget 2013

There has been mixed reaction locally to Budget 2013, which has delivered €3.5bn worth of cuts and taxes which will have an impact right across the board.

Fianna Fáil leader's Westport walkabout

During his whistlestop tour of Mayo last week, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin paid a visit to Westport on Thursday where he enjoyed a meet and greet with people in the town.

Deputy calls for urgent response to increase in Mayo burglaries

Mayo Fianna Fail Deputy Dara Calleary has raised the serious problem with the upsurge in the number of burglaries which are taking place in Mayo over the past two months which has caused “genuine fear across the county”. The deputy, who raised the matter in the Dáil on Tuesday, has called on the Minster for Justice, Alan Shatter, to engage with the Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, “immediately” in relation to the increase in numbers of robberies across the region.

Call for lifesaving legislation to be introduced after UHG death

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If legislation is not immediately introduced to allow women to terminate a pregnancy when necessary to save their lives more women will die, Galway Pro-Choice group warned this week.

Tuam community unites in grief to mourn loss of two sisters

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A tight-knit community was plunged into mourning this week following a fatal road traffic accident at the weekend which claimed the lives of two-year-old girl and her three-month-old sister.

UK and Greece support Outer Bypass decision at European Court hearing

There were hopeful signs for the future of the Galway City Outer Bypass at a European Court of Justice oral hearing yesterday after support was shown for An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant permission for the first half of the project.

Farmers accuse Keaveney of misinformation at heated meeting

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IFA Connacht vice-president Padraic Divilly led a delegation of farm families this week to a meeting with Labour Party chairman Colm Keaveney TD, to convey the anger among farmers over the TD’s stance concerning farmers’ eligibility for third level grants.

 

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