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Mortgage-to-rent scheme has ‘completely failed’ says SF’s Mairead Farrell

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Only one property has been purchased through the National mortgage-to-rent in Galway city and county since it was launched in 2012, indicating the scheme “has failed those in mortgage distress”.

City Hall to debate motion to oppose water tax

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Struggling Galway families should not be expected to pay €500 a year for water, especially when there are non-taxation methods available to fund water infrastructure.

Stop the handover to Anglo bondholders, urges SF finance spokesperson

During a visit to Galway last weekend, Sinn Fein’s finance spokesperson, Pearse Doherty, called on the public to join the campaign to ‘Stop the Handover’ of billions of euros to Anglo bondholders.

Could 2011 be Independents day?

While the flurry of autumn polls have been consistent in showing meltdown for Fianna Fáil and the election of a FG/Labour coalition, the most recent Red C poll in the Irish Sun showed a new dynamic entering the race.

Tommy and Hector to lead a charity night for Haiti

Tommy Tiernan and Hector Ó hEochagáin will host Thank You For The Music, a charity show to raise funds for the earthquake stricken island of Haiti.

North Mayo SF on campaign to save farming and fishing

Sinn Féin agriculture and fisheries spokesperson Martin Ferris TD was in Belmullet yesterday to meet with farming and fishing organisations as part of Sinn Féin’s campaign to revive the west.

Time to breathe new life into the west

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Earlier this week, Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty gave a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs on his new report on redevelopment in the west, entitled Awakening the West.

Sinn Féin select European north west candidate

Sinn Féin’s Lisbon Treaty campaign director Councillor Pádraig MacLochlainn has been selected as the party’s north west candidate for next year’s European elections.

Sinn Fein to launch major report into the redevelopment of the west

Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty has presented a major report on the redevelopment of the west of Ireland to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. The report, entitled “Awakening the West: Overcoming Social and Economic Inequality”, is the first report of its kind in decades and has been put together after a major consultation process involving dozens of groups along the western seaboard.

Hands off Western Development Commission – Doherty

Speaking this week following a meeting with the Council for the West and the Oireachtas Liaison Committee, Sinn Féin regional development spokesperson Senator Pearse Doherty has called on the Government to keep its hands off the Western Development Commission (WDC).

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