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Central Statistics Office (CSO) data shows the number of people unemployed has decreased by more than 40,000 in the last year.
Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, says the Government’s refusal to allocate money under the CLÁR programme for maintenance work on non-county roads is another example of people in rural Ireland being treated like second-class citizens.
Sinn Féin senator Rose Conway-Walsh has said the feigned protests of Fianna Fáil following the revelation this week that Fine Gael plans to downsize school buses rings hollow with the people of Mayo and the west.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin has confirmed that an announcement will be made in the coming weeks regarding 235 rural homes in Mayo which are without group water schemes. The residents of these homes have found themselves ineligible for funding for water infrastructure as a result of a change in funding guidelines and have been without a regular water supply for several years. This week Deputy Mulherin met with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin after having raised the issue again most recently in Dail Eireann last week with the Minister for Rural Affairs, Ann Phelan.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the €30 million Village and Town Renewal Scheme announced this morning by Minister for Rural Affairs, Anne Phelan which includes funding totalling €225,000 for three projects in Mayo.