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Waiting lists at UHG rose by more than 11,000 over past year

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The numbers of people waiting for both outpatient and inpatient treatments at UHG increased by 11,936 - from 52,936 in January 2020 to 64,872 in February of this year.

Athlone IT Students’ Union support Student Accommodation Bill

Athlone Institute of Technology Students’ Union have afforded their support to the Student Accommodation Bill campaign recently launched by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).

McNelis demands exam fees be waived for 2021

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At the time of national crisis, the Government must waive this year’s Leaving Cert fees, and remove both an administrative burden on schools and an unnecessary financial pressure on families.

Does the Labour Party have a future?

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There was a feisty and interesting exchange in the Dáil last week that caught the attention of the national media and woke some of the sleeping deputies in the unparliamentary surroundings of the convention centre.

McNelis backs calls for new fund to counter impact of lost time at school

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A €100 million ‘Catch-Up for Children’ fund to counter the “severe impact” of lost time at school, sports, and extra-curricular activities during the pandemic, must be introduced by the Government.

Commission on Defence Forces is key for Galway

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The Commission on the Defence Forces is a once in a generation opportunity for Galway. It’s recommendations on issues such as pay, conditions and structure, offer Galway a unique opportunity to benefit, given we have the sole location in Connacht with permanent personnel in Renmore barracks.

Trump, the coup, and the lessons for Ireland

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As I write this, it is not quite a week since the incumbent (and outgoing) president of the United States, Donald J Trump, attempted a coup, seeking to prevent the formal announcement of the election results, to overturn the results of that election, and somehow to cling to power.

1981 hunger striker to read at Over The Edge

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LAURENCE MCKEOWN, who endured 70 days on hunger strike in 1981 in the Maze Prison, and who since become an awarenesses winning writer, will read at the next Over The Edge.

John Hume – the man who laid the foundations for a new Ireland

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One of the many admirable qualities of the late and unquestionably great John Hume was his ability to listen. As someone once said, courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. And John Hume possessed both.

John Hume – the man who laid the foundations for a new Ireland

One of the many admirable qualities of the late and unquestionably great John Hume was his ability to listen. As someone once said, courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. And John Hume possessed both.

 

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