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The long, and often controversial, saga of the Solas Arthouse Picture Palace Cinema has taken a step closer to completion with the announcement that the Government has provided additional funding of €735,000 towards the project.
Galway West TD Derek Nolan has called for a set of standards to be put in place to ensure that the exterior of rental properties across the city are maintained to an appropriate standard.
Galway West TD Derek Nolan has said that the recommended increase to the minimum wage is about making work pay. Speaking about the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation of increasing the minimum wage by 50c to €9.15 per hour, Deputy Nolan said:
Galway West TD, Derek Nolan has called for the Galway Bike Scheme to be extended to a number of additional locations across the city that would help increase the number of students using the service.
An additional 42 special needs assistants for primary, secondary, and special schools throughout Galway city and county will be allocated from September.
Free GP care should now be extended to all children under 12, according to Galway West TD Derek Nolan.
Visits by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin last week and the forthcoming visit by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar this week must deliver a new Emergency Department (ED) for Galway, Labour deputy Derek Nolan says.
Close to 700 people were left on trolleys at University Hospital Galway in June, a 59 per cent increase on last year, and is a result of the non-intervention of the Health Minister, Leo Varadkar.
The Government formed in the wake of the 2011 General Election was the first in 30 years to be without a TD from Galway West amongst its ministerial or junior ministerial ranks. Indeed, since the demotion of Ciarán Cannon in the 2014 reshuffle, neither Galway constituency – which between them had elected six government deputies in 2011 – has been represented at the top table of Irish politics.
Rent controls are "urgently needed" in Galway" to deal with the shortage in the housing supply that is causing "worry and stress" for families across the city and is impacting on both the private and social housing sectors.