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Unless the Government steps up its commitments to support An Post, the post office network in the State will be at risk of collapse.
Political developments in recent times have reminded Insider of the quote from G.K. Chesterton, (also sometimes credited to Emile Cammaerts, the Belgian playright) 'When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe in nothing, they then become capable of believing in anything.’
Hands up those who can remember getting their first home phone installed? Insider had to wait six months after application before Albert Reynolds, Minister for Communications, waved his hand in 1980, and as if by magic, I got a wired in house phone, then being manufactured by our own Northern Telecom in Mervue.
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Eamon Ryan TD, has signed Regulations to give legal effect to the extension of the smoky coal ban to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people.
Galway City Council must "ensure" the city gets "a fair slice" of the €1 million in funding announced by the Government to tackle the spike in illegal dumping since the Covid-19 restrictions came into force.
Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has described the layoffs from Bord Na Móna as “a devastating blow” to the midlands and has called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action, and Environment Richard Bruton to publish the report from the Just Transition Commissioner Kieran Mulvey.
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has announced a major expansion of supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an expansion of the Trading Online Voucher Scheme and a reduction in the interest rate for Microfinance Ireland loans.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has requested the Taoiseach and Government to pay a wage subsidy directly to employers to allow them to continue to pay staff during the current crisis.
Illegal dumping in Galway city and county will only be effectively combatted if the Government increases funding under its own Enforcement Measures Grant, a local TD has said.
An Post is examining the potential for developing its property off William Street - recently used as an exhibition venue by the Galway International Arts Festival - as an arts space for the city.