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People whose homes are to be demolished for the Ring Road need ‘certainty and clarity’, Graelish tells Dáil
The more than 50 homeowners, whose homes are set to be demolished to make way for the Galway City Ring Road, “deserve certainty and clarity” and must not be left in limbo about their future, especially if there are further legal challenges to the controversial road.
Galway TDs are being called on to support a new Bill aimed at reducing insurance costs by banning the practice of ‘dual pricing’.
A boon and a boost for the Social Democrats and The Greens; a warning to Noel Grealish; and a reassurance to Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil - the TG4 poll on Galway West seems to predict a constituency ready for change.
In the UK general election of December 1918, 73 out of 105 Irish seats were won by Sinn Féin, and in a move to assert Irish sovereignty and the right to self-determination, those 73 MPs refused to take their seats at Westminster.
On June 7 1917 Major Willie Redmond, MP for East Clare, was killed in action leading the Royal Irish Brigade to victory at the Battle of Messines Ridge at Ypres. A member of the Irish Parliamentary Party (his brother John was party leader), he had represented East Clare at Westminster for 25 years. At 53 years of age Redmond was too old to be a soldier. But he was convinced that an Ireland loyal to the Crown would succeed in achieving Home Rule, and so he joined the Irish troops at Flanders.
Longford-Westmeath childcare providers can apply for support from a new national €4m fund, according to Independent Alliance TD for Longford-Westmeath, Kevin 'Boxer' Moran.
A commemoration ceremony to honour the patriot dead who are laid to rest in Castlebar Old Cemetery is to be held on Saturday June 25.