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Fine Gael Councillor calls on local authority to adopt inclusive playground policy

Addressing the most recent sitting of Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Fine Gael councillor, John Dolan, called upon Westmeath County Council to adopt an inclusive playground policy to allow all such amenities be disabled friendly.

Fine Gael Councillor Dolan welcomes new Local Improvement Scheme for 2023

Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has welcomed confirmation from Westmeath County Council that the local authority is seeking for expressions of interest in funding for the upgrade of private roads under the Local Improvement Scheme.

Short Talks series on Galway’s civil war story

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Galway City Museum, on Saturday 3 December 2022, will run a series of talks on the subject, ‘War of Friends, 1922–23: the civil war story of Pádraic Ó Máille and Liam Mellows’, in collaboration with Galway historians, John Cunningham; Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh and Cormac Ó Comhraí.

Dáil support sought for frontline workers with long Covid-19 symptoms – Naughten

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has sought Dáil support to designate long Covid-19 as an occupational illness for frontline workers who contracted the virus due to their employment.

€107m boost as Minister announces green light for new GTI and ATU

Local TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton has confirmed that €107 million is being allocated for two local educational projects in Galway. Minister Naughton was speaking after receiving confirmation from her colleague, the Minister for Further & Higher Education, Simon Harris TD, who is in Galway today to mark these announcements.

War of Friends, Liam Mellows and Pádraic Ó Máille

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Today we are highlighting the careers of two men, both of whom were elected as TDs for Galway in 1918, both of whom fought on the same side in the Rising and the War of Independence and then, sadly, took different sides after the Treaty.

New training programmes to tackle issue of women in Westmeath local politics

With only four women currently elected to Westmeath County Council out of 20 councillors, Women for Election has launched its new training calendar to help attract and support more women to enter and succeed into local politics in advance of the next local elections in 2024.

Grealish tells Dáil that never-ending ring road saga shows need for planning laws change

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Galway West TD Noel Grealish told the Dáil this week that the “never ending saga” of the Galway City Ring Road showed the need for a change in planning laws governing major infrastructural projects.

Over 4,000 people unable to work after Covid payment ceases– Naughten

Over 4,056 people are in receipt of a disability payment from the Department of Social Protection because they were unable to return to work after their Covid Enhanced Illness Benefit payment ceased, it has been revealed following an analysis of welfare claims by local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten.

Advertiser columnist among University of Galway Alumni Award recipients

Olympic champion Aifric Keogh, Kenny’s Bookshop and Gallery director, author, and historian Tom Kenny, and World Food Program representative Mary-Ellen McGroarty are among the recipients of the 2022 University of Galway Alumni Awards. The winners, announced this week, will be presented with their awards at a gala banquet on Friday October 21.

 

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