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Lifeboat crews from Achill RNLI and Ballyglass RNLI took part in the Easter Sunday 1916 centenary commemoration which saw some 700 members of the Irish emergency services taking part in the State parade. Ballyglass RNLI coxswain John Walsh and Achill RNLI second coxswain Dave Curtis joined 50 of the charity’s volunteers and staff who came from lifeboat stations around the Irish coast and inland to parade through Dublin city centre to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. Dave Curtis carried the RNLI’s flag for the charity in the parade.
A total of 15 ambulances broke down and required recovery assistance in Galway during a nine-month period last year – this was the highest number of such incidents anywhere outside Dublin.
A General Election candidate and sitting TD has decided to put his money where his mouth is as he continues to hit the campaign trail.
Fine Gael TD and General Election candidate for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the commitment to tackle the issue of VAT on defibrillators. He said that Fine Gael will, if re-elected to Government, establish a special fund to buy defibrillators for public places, such as schools, and to cover the cost of VAT charged on defibrillators.
“Alarming” is how a county councillor and HSE regional health forum member described the loss of 11 staff from the Galway, Mayo, Roscommon ambulance service in the past four years.