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Much-needed funds for COPE's Galway domestic abuse service have been raised by a recent online tea party.
NUI Galway report makes recommendations to BAI about absence of Irish language content on licensed radio stations
Research funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) and carried out by NUI Galway into the use of the Irish language on licensed radio services has made several recommendations.
The praise lavished on Dr Séamus Ó Beirn by the Tuam Herald (February 22 1908), for his lectures and lantern slides on the scourge of tuberculosis in Connemara, was justified. The journalist said he is ‘a plain dispensary doctor whose soul is aflame with Christian charity, and the love of his native tongue’.
It is with some bemusement that I noted the recent contributions in Seanad Éireann regarding the future of local authority arrangements in Galway and, in particular, the voicing of opposition to the amalgamation of the Galway county and city councils.
Mayo Fianna Fáil TD, Dara Calleary, has been informed that an assessment of tenders for the N5 Ballaghaderreen to Scramogue construction contract, is ongoing.
Newcastle/Dangan residents are calling on local politicians to take action to speed up the allocation of funding for a community centre for the area. It has a population of more than 6,000 people and is equivalent in size to Ballinasloe or Westport.
The pressure felt by women who work as local authority elected members “just weeks after giving birth”, owing to a lack of proper maternity provision in the State, is “simply unacceptable in 2021”.
The needs of UHG for urgent funding and a new emergency department must not be ignored in favour of the proposed new hospital in Merlin Park, which may take 20 years to see completion.
Education Minister Norma Foley must “live up to her promise” and provide a new school building for the staff and pupils of Scoil Chaitríona in Renmore.