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Local Fine Gael Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Deputy Peter Burke, has welcomed Cabinet approval to draft a general scheme to grant an entitlement of maternity leave to councillors.
Westport Independent councillor Christy Hyland has been elected to serve as Cathaoirleach of the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District for the 2022/2023 term - taking over from outgoing Cathaoirleach, Westport Fianna Fail councillor Brendan Mulroy. The new Vice Cathaoirleach is Belmullet Fianna Fail councillor, Sean Carey.
A new scheme which provides maternity leave for Galway councillors will be positive for all women wishing to pursue a career in politics, a Galway-based Fine Gael Senator has said.
Peter McVerry Trust, the national housing and homeless charity, has welcomed the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Housing’s report recommending a tax on vacant homes.
Almost €5 million in capital funding for Mayo University Hospital and other healthcare facilities in Mayo was announced yesterday.
New legislation giving employees a statutory entitlement to sick pay is currently making its way through the Oireachtas.
Local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Frankie Keena, has called on the Government to hold a referendum on Article 41.2 to change the Constitution in line with the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on gender equality.
Employees in Galway want the right to flexible work and a right to flexible work is “key to the revitalisation” of the city, the county, and the west of Ireland as a whole.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has designated Dr Orla Flynn as the first president of the new Atlantic Technological University, which will be established on April 1. Dr Flynn is the current president of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.
The archive of Conradh na Gaeilge, Ireland’s oldest Irish language organisation, has been launched by NUI Galway. The archive, which extends to 600,000 pages of documents, books, photos, and ephemera collected throughout the organisation’s nearly 130-year history, has been fully catalogued and is now available to researchers.