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Ó Cuív demands Inishbofin coastal erosion study ‘be conducted without delay’

A coastal erosion and flood risk management study for Inishbofin, which was approved for funding in 2015, has still not been carried out, a situation a leading Galway TD has called “disappointing”.

‘Act before someone is killed’ — Grealish seeks funding for crumbling roads

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Serious deterioration in County Galway's "crumbling" national and local roads are creating "serious safety risks", leading a Galway TD to demand emergency funding be allocated for their repair and maintenance.

Moran welcomes move to rectify pension anomaly

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Minister of State and Longford-Westmeath Independent deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has welcomed moves made by the Government to correct a pension anomaly that has existed for many people, particularly women, since 2012.

Finding our way forward with the help of the past

I am going to talk with you all a bit this week about the whole Brexit business. Now, I am sure, like me, a lot of you have heard it going on all summer in bits and pieces, but it seems to be becoming serious now with Michel Barnier from the EU and David Davis from the UK having their serious talks together. But, as yet, no real outcome has emerged.

No higher rate of tax for workers until they earn €40k - O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, to increase the standard rate tax band to €40,000 ahead of the 2018 budget, rather than reducing the higher rate of tax.

How Mayo prepared for D-Day

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Following the painful birth of the Irish Free State and the semi-severing of political ties with London, British currency remained the economic elephant in the proudly independent room. Though apparently ideologically irreconcilable, the Free State retained the use of Britain’s sterling until 1928 when the Saorstát pound (punt) was introduced on a one to one ratio value with sterling. This attachment to the British pound continued after the introduction of the Irish punt in 1938.

How Mayo prepared for D-Day

Following the painful birth of the Irish Free State and the semi-severing of political ties with London, British currency remained the economic elephant in the proudly independent room. Though apparently ideologically irreconcilable, the Free State retained the use of Britain’s sterling until 1928 when the Saorstát pound (punt) was introduced on a one to one ratio value with sterling. This attachment to the British pound continued after the introduction of the Irish punt in 1938.

Too soon to say how ‘Brexit-proof’ this Budget is

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In what has been a tumultuous year to date – an inconclusive general election result in February, the shock of Brexit in June, and then the judgment in the Apple case at the end of August – last week’s Budget arguably posed the biggest challenge to date to the minority Government and the much vaunted ‘new politics’.

Siege, sorrow, and endless speculation

We talked last week about the bravery of the Army men from Custume Barracks in Athlone at the Siege of Jadotville.

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