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Annual dyslexia awareness month focuses on empowering people to #TrustYourInstincts

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) are celebrating Dyslexia Awareness Month this October, the focus being on empowering people to #TrustYourInstincts.

Decommissioning Derrybrien Wind Farm would be reckless, warns Donohue

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Independent Councillor Geraldine Donohue has called for common sense to prevail to allow “the wind to blow and power to flow” from the turbines at Derrybrien on the hills on Slieve Aughty, Co Galway.

Closure of long Covid clinic contradicts Minister, HSE and research – Naughten

Reports of the closure of the clinic dealing with neurological conditions associated with long Covid clearly contradicts commitments given by the HSE and Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and also contradicts the growing body of research indicating the long-term challenge of the condition will be focused on neurological issues, claims local Independent Deputy Denis Naughten.

Minister must urgently deliver solutions to School Transport Crisis

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Mayo Sinn Féin TD, Rose Conway-Walsh, has said that the Minister for Education and representatives of Bus Éireann must come before the Oireachtas urgently to address the scandal of shortages on school transport in Mayo.

New law approved by Oireachtas to help protect employee tips - Troy

Local Fianna Fáil Minister for Trade Promotion, Digital and Digital Regulation, Deputy Robert Troy, has welcomed Oireachtas the approval of The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Bill last night.

Local Minister of State confirms Government scheme to provide maternity leave for councillors

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.

Quality of life focus for new Westport-Belmullet Cathaoirleach

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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.

New maternity scheme for local councillors is a positive development, says Dolan

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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 formally welcomes recent Oireachtas statement on vacant homes tax

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.

Close to €5 million in health capital funding announced for Mayo

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Almost €5 million in capital funding for Mayo University Hospital and other healthcare facilities in Mayo was announced yesterday.


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