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Three new consultants appointed to Galway hospitals

A local TD is calling for a clear plan to be drawn up in the New Year to illustrate how the appointment of three new consultants to University, Merlin Park and Portiuncula Hospitals will work in the various facilities.

Minister Hogan optimistic about 2012

Minister for the Environment, Deputy Phil Hogan is optimistic about the year ahead as he reassures people that the tough times will lead to recovery.

Government leaves gardaí €21m short after visits — Calleary

An Garda Síochána have been left €21 million short on their budget this year following an excessive overspend on the State visits by Queen Elizabeth and US President Barack Obama.

Budget a raw deal for frontline staff, says McGuinnness

Local Fianna Fail TD and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has said that this week’s Budget has completely failed to deal with the growing crisis in the public sector.

‘We put our stamp on this budget’ – Ann Phelan

Kilkenny Labour TD Ann Phelan has defended her party’s role in this week’s austerity budget, insisting that while cuts to welfare and austerity measures are not ideal, they are not contrary to the Labour ethos.

Agriculture changes reflect economic situation, says Kyne

Fine Gael deputy Sean Kyne said this week that he understands the decision made by the minister of agriculture to cut REPS 4 payments by 10 per cent in order to protect other schemes.

Mixed opinions offered on Penrose resignation

Attitudes towards the recent resignation of Deputy Willie Penrose varied along party lines at the monthly meeting of Westmeath County Council held in Mullingar this week (November 28).

Launch of Team Castlebar as plans in place for American trip

The ground-breaking Team Castlebar 2012 project, which will see 47 young female footballers travel to New York next July to play both Gaelic football and soccer under the Team Castlebar banner, was branded as the way forward for Irish sport by Minister Ring at the launch in St Mary’s Hall, Castlebar, on Friday last.

Department of Health to consider review of hospice funding

The Department of Health is to consider a review of the way public funding is provided to the Galway Hospice after concerns were raised in the Dáil recently by Fine Gael Deputy Brian Walsh.

Increasing level of violent crime a major concern - Deputy Bannon

“While increased crime may be a product of recession, it must be incisively dealt with and necessary measures put into place to safeguard workers and businesses.”


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