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Galway East Deputy Paul Connaughton has vowed to work tirelessly to help Irish sons and daughters abroad, the undocumented thousands in the US, the elderly in the UK, and the educated youth who have left in search of work elsewhere.
For the moment Brian Cowen is safe in his position as Taoiseach, but let no one be fooled, he is a dead man walking. He says he is not “on probation” but the only one who believes that is himself.
Many house owners who were victims of last December’s floods are unable to get insurance to cover flood damage in the future despite assurances that help would be forthcoming.
A local politician is urging the HSE West to openly discuss its cost-cutting proposals with the public before they are set in stone.
A local action committee is urging businesses, clubs, organisations and individuals to take part in a “Hands Around Our Hospital” protest aimed at highlighting concerns over future services at Portiuncula Hospital.
Health Minister Mary Harney has given a firm commitment that Portiuncula Hospital’s A&E service will not be reduced.
If the Fine Gael party get into government Portiuncula Hospital will be run as a trust with greater autonomy and an ability to broaden its focus further, the party’s health spokesperson Dr James Reilly confirmed this week.
The future of Galway Airport may be in jeopardy if Government funding for the Carnmore facility is cut, its managing director warned this week.
A meeting held between HSE management and concerned local politicians to help allay mounting public fears that Portiuncula Hospital may be downgraded was positive but much still needs to be done to put people’s minds at rest.
A primary school in the Ballinasloe area got good news recently with the announcement that it is to retain its special needs assistant.