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Higgins welcomes 20 per cent drop in Galway road deaths

Jim Higgins MEP for Ireland North West and Ireland's Member of the European Parliament Transport Committee has welcomed new figures released by the RSA which show that the number of road deaths in the county has fallen by 20 per cent so far this year.

Abuse is the new discourse

When Enda Kenny stood up in the Dail yesterday and outlined the amount of bile and hate that is coming his way courtesy of his stance on the abortion legislation, he was reflecting a reality that ensures abuse is now a new form of discourse, being seen instead as a quicker way of getting your point across than searching and struggling manfully for a burst of eloquence that may never arrive.

New classrooms for Holy Rosary College

Four new classrooms are to be provided at Holy Rosary College in Mountbellew while St Raphael’s College in Loughrea is set to get new facilities.

NUI Galway welcomes elite university leaders to city

President Michael D Higgins will address the 2013 Coimbra Group Annual Conference taking place at NUI, Galway this week.

Kenny will have to deal with concerns of local TDs on abortion bill

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is after coming through one of the most testing weeks of his leadership of the country with the publication of the Heads of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill on Tuesday evening. Kenny faced a tough task of bringing the members of the parliamentary party behind him on such a sensitive topic. But reports of a meeting of the party placed them firmly behind him in the majority.

Golden opportunity for presenter

image preview and presenter and Kilfian native Edel Golden has just returned from a trip of a lifetime to the White House in Washington DC where she filmed for one week for and The trip coincided with the visit of An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to New York and Washington.

No decision on closure of Ballyhaunis Courthouse, says Higgins

Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins this week said he has been informed by the Court Service that no decision has been taken in relation to the closure of Ballyhaunis Courthouse. Mr Higgins had taken the matter up with the Court Service at the request of Ballyhaunis Chamber.

Colm Keaveney - the kingmaker the next Labour leader might need?

One of the most engrossing political sagas of the current Dáil has been the venomous relationship between the Labour leadership and the party’s maverick Galway East TD Colm Keaveney.

Kenny and Ring represent Ireland abroad this weekend

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister of State Michael Ring will be among the 19 Government emissaries representing the country abroad during the upcoming St Patrick’s Day celebrations. The Taoiseach will be travelling to the United States where he will have the traditional St Patrick’s Day meeting with President Barack Obama, he will also be meeting Vice President Joe Biden while in Washington DC, where he will also make a keynote address at George Washington University where he will receive the university’s Making Democracy Work Award.

Youth employment prioritised by Irish EU Presidency - Jim Higgins MEP

Providing young Europeans with employment opportunities is a key priority under the Irish EU Presidency which was officially launched in the Parliament in Strasbourg by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny this week according Jim Higgins MEP said.


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