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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.
Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has described the new Department of Rural & Community Development as the “Cinderella Department” in terms of budget and functions.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Anne Rabbitte has called for a common sense approach to be adopted by the Department of Education and Bus Éireann when it comes to the School Transport Scheme. She was been reacting to a number of cases in her area where children are forced to travel long distances to pick-up points or walk down dangerous busy roads to get on the bus.
Independent Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has confirmed that at its meeting this week the Cabinet approved an increase of 25 per cent for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.
Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, in conjunction with Cllr John Dolan, will host a public meeting in Athlone aimed at school-leavers and their parents, about future opportunities in education and in the workforce.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on children and youth affairs, Anne Rabbitte has said it is simply inexcusable that nearly one in four children that Tusla have concerns over have no social workers assigned to them.
LEADER companies in Galway are becoming “increasingly frustrated” with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs for its “failure to allocate funding to LEADER projects in the county”.
The months of speculation finally came to an end on Wednesday evening when Enda Kenny announced his decision to step down as leader of Fine Gael — the party he has led for just short of 15 years. Mr Kenny will be stepping down as Taoiseach, once a new Fine Gael party leader is elected by the party and a new Taoiseach is elected by the Dáil.
Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy says he is alarmed by Minister Bruton’s threat to withhold vital capitation funding from schools.