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A Galway medical specialist is spearheading a global initiative aimed at aiding people’s recovery from cancer.
Plans are currently being drawn up to begin the process of twinning Clifden with Coyoacan in Mexico City following an agreement which was reached at a recent Galway County Council meeting.
The campaign to have a new school building for the students and teachers of Clifden Community School is continuing with Clifden Community School Initiative along with the students, teachers, parents and the wider community coming together to highlight the urgent need for the school to be built.
The Five Year School Building Programme announced recently by Education and Skills Minister Ruairi Quinn has been under heavy criticism this week with many describing the exclusion of Clifden Community School as shocking and anti-rural.
A county councillor has called on the Health Services Executive to reinstate the patient transport service, removed while budgetary reviews take place, as its absence has caused considerable distress to dialysis patients.
Significant progress has been made this month on providing Clifden with the long-awaited treatment plant upgrade with Galway County Council currently assessing tender documents with the view of appointing a contractor soon, that is according to local county councillor Eileen Mannion who described the works as vital for the local environment as well as for tourism and local economy.
Amid widespread concern that a number of garda stations in the Connemara region are under threat of future closure a local county councillor has moved to allay these fears, stressing that “no decisions” have yet been made.
Connemara is an unique area that needs to be protected and environmental farming has to be supported, according to Minister for Arts, Heritage, and Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan.
After a wait of nearly 15 years it seems that work on a new sewerage scheme for Clifden will finally be a reality with work set to begin early next year.
A Galway County councillor is calling on those unable to avail of a broadband service to apply for the Rural Broadband Scheme before the deadline of July 29.