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Emigration is only option for 1,500 local jobless this Christmas says Phelan

With 1,432 people aged under 25 in Kilkenny now on the dole, emigration seems like the only option for many young people in coming months.

Let’s have a bank enquiry, not a witch-hunt, says McGuinness

Kilkenny Fianna Fail Deputy John McGuinness has laid down the gauntlet and called for an enquiry into banking in Ireland to take place sooner rather than later.

Mayo TDs welcome cervical cancer vaccination

Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed the decision to provide the HVP vaccine to all girls in first year of secondary school and the announcement of a national colorectal screening service. This will have profound health benefits for future generations and avoid much of the suffering associated with these diseases.

Cornanool NS to benefit from improved broadband - Kenny

Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed the decision to improve the broadband speeds at Cornanool National School just outside Castlebar. The Department of Education and Science have confirmed to the Fine Gael Leader that they will shortly be signing a contract with a new internet service provider. Once the contract is signed, it is expected that it will take six to eight weeks to complete. This will entail the provision of a new mobile broadband facility that will provide 1MB per second broadband in comparison to the much smaller capacity already available at the school.

Westmeath schools fork out €1.5m on prefabs

A total of almost €1.5 million has been paid out by Westmeath primary schools for the rent of prefabs over the last 10 years, according to figures released by the Department of Education this week. In Athlone alone, prefabricated structures have cost schools some €485,000 in rent, as several schools await approval on urgently needed extensions.

Kenny criticises gov over Mayo’s unemployment figures

Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD has criticised the Fianna Fáil/Green Government for what he calls “their reckless approach to job security and creation” as Mayo’s unemployment figures went through the roof over the past two years. The figures obtained from the Minister for Social and Family Affairs for January 2007 shows 4,760 people signing on in the county. This is compared to 12,114 in September 2009 and demonstrates the seriousness facing a substantial part of Mayo’s population.

Ring applies pressure over Louisburgh garda living quarters

Fine Gael spokesperson Michael Ring TD questioned the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform in the Dáil this week in relation to the Garda living quarters in Louisburgh.

€36,000 funding for Castlebar Voluntary Social Services

Funding of €36,000 for Castlebar Voluntary Social Services based at Castle Street car park has been welcomed by the Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny TD.  The funding has been issued by the Department of Health and Children as part of their 2009 allocation from National Lottery funds. The funding has been issued to aid in refurbishment work at the social services centre which provides numerous important services around the wider Castlebar area.

 

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