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Connaughton demands answers from phone companies over ‘deteriorating services

Deteriorating mobile phone coverage in east Galway and the continuing existence of mobile blackspots around the county is affecting business in rural areas and placing a great strain on carers and parents trying to contact children.

Galway schools to get extra special needs assistants

An additional 42 special needs assistants for primary, secondary, and special schools throughout Galway city and county will be allocated from September.

Vincent Browne brings the debate to Galway East

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The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne will be in the Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, on Monday June 15, with Fianna Fáil TDs Michael Kitt and Colm Keaveney and Fine Gael TDs Paul Connaughton and Ciaran Cannon taking part.

Connaughton demands broadband scheme for rural post offices

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Post offices across County Galway should receive high speed broadband in a scheme similar to that used to bring high-speed broadband to secondary schools, Fine Gael East Galway TD Paul Connaughton has demanded.

Connaughton calls for abolition of parking charges in small towns

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Online shopping, an "inflexible attitude to rate payments", and parking charges are combining to threaten the viability of businesses in small towns - but measures can be taken by the Galway County Council to change this.

Connaughton demands confusion over land eligibility be addressed

Confusion over land eligibility ahead of the closing date for the first year of the Basic Payment Scheme is a problem which “must be addressed immediately”.

Connaughton demands ‘fairness’ from banks for variable rate mortgage holders

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Huge differences in mortgage rates, and the “lack of fairness for bank customers” on variable rates, is placing “financial and emotional stress” on families across east Galway.

Connaughton champions new ‘one-stop financial shop in Galway

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Northeast Galway could become the focus of a new pilot scheme for closer co-operation between post offices and credit unions, to ensure the continuation of postal and financial services in rural areas.

Farmers granted access to National Reserve entitlements

Farmers who established holdings between 2008 and 2010, but who did not benefit from Installation Aid after it was discontinued, can now access National Reserve entitlements.

Small schools may take on extra teachers under new policy

Small schools in County Galway may be in a position to retain teachers and, in some cases, qualify for additional ones, with the lowering of the current thresholds for taking on extra staff.

 

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