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Petition for safety measures along River Corrib hits 20,000

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A petition calling on the Galway City Council to put safety measures in place along the River Corrib has reached more than 20,000 signatures (as of Wednesday). It was launched on change.org on Saturday in response to the disappearance of Robert Murray on Tuesday January 8.

Fine Gael Councillor calls on RSA to Certify breathalyzers for sale in Ireland

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Fine Gael Councillor Jarlath Munnelly is calling on the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to certify personal use alcohol breathalyzers, to give more clarity to motorists when it is safe to drive a vehicle.

FF Councillors rejected proposal to increase commercial rates in Westmeath

Westmeath Fianna Fáil Councillors, have rejected a proposal to increase commercial rates by 2.2 percent throughout County Westmeath. Councillors adopted the annual budget for 2019 at their local authority meeting and despite initial Fine Gael support for an increase in rates, passed the budget with a commitment to no increase.

Government should use CLÁR scheme to improve water quality - Ó Cuív

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Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív has called on the Minister for Rural & Community Development and the Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government to properly fund the CLÁR programme to ensure that every home and business in the country has access to a high quality group water scheme or mains water scheme.

Garda and school liaison groups address issues at local meeting

A cohesive and informative meeting, the purpose of which is to improve Gardai and school liaison and to make plans for improved Garda-student interactions going forward, was recently held.

Corrib Water safety initiative will safe lives

Funding for a new water safety initiative will save lives in Galway according to Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht, and the Islands, Sean Kyne.

Seán Kyne - the most powerful TD in Galway West?

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Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.

‘Turning of the sod’ at town centre housing development

The traditional ‘turning of the sod’ ritual at a Westmeath County Council housing development in Arcadia, was performed by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Damien English TD, on Tuesday morning.

Eye field tests to resume in Roscommon next month

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway, Deputy Eugene Murphy has welcomed the news that patients from South Roscommon will no longer have to travel to Galway for basic eye field tests as the specialised lenses have been replaced in the Ophthalmology Department in the county town and should be operational by the end of September.

Taoiseach to visit Mayo today

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in Mayo today, Friday July 13 to attend a number of engagements in the county.

 

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