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Health Minister urged to intervene to find solution to ‘unacceptable’ outpatient gynaecological waiting list

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A call has been made for the Minister for Health to engage in talks with hospital consultant representatives in a bid to find a speedy solution to the "unacceptable" waiting list for outpatient gynaecological appointments in Galway.

Crippling back to school costs need to be stopped — Farrell

Sinn Féin Galway West spokesperson Mairéad Farrell has said that there is an urgent need to tackle back to school costs, adding that Sinn Féin has recently proposed a €140 back to school bonus to be paid to all families in the summer months to help tackle the cost of sending children back to school.

Home support waiting list in Galway climbs towards three hundred

Close to 300 people in Galway are waiting for funding for a home support service, with the figure for the Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon region being close to 800.

Farrell calls for greater investment in public buses to meet ‘growing demand’ in city

A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is “further evidence” that “proper investment” and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is “urgently needed”.

Farrell calls for greater investment in public buses to meet 'growing demand' in city

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A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is "further evidence" that "proper investment" and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is "urgently needed".

Farrell demands Galway University Hospital car parking charges be abolished

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Abolishing car parking charges for sick patients attending treatment at Galway University Hospital is both “achievable and necessary”, and Health Minister Simon Harris must start phasing them out.

Rent hikes in city reveals failure of Government's Rent Pressure Zone strategy

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Average monthly rents in Galway city have escalated to €1,260 a month, according to the latest Daft.ie report. Despite this being below the national average of €1,366, it is still an 11.4 per cent increase over the last year.

Lyra McKee death condemned at Easter Commemorations

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Sinn Féin honoured the Easter Rising of 1916 and those who gave their lives for an Irish Republic by organising a series of Easter Commemorations at the weekend.

Council told only fifty four houses delivered under Rebuilding Ireland scheme last year

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Only 54 houses were delivered by the Galway City Council and approved housing bodies (AHB) under the Rebuilding Ireland scheme for 2018.

VAT on carbon tax is 'a tax upon a tax' warns Farrell

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Any hike in the current rate of carbon tax will attract VAT resulting in citizens paying 'a tax upon a tax', Sinn Féin Galway City East councillor Mairéad Farrell has warned.

 

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