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Ring calls on Government to honour Budget commitments regarding prescription charges

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Michael Ring, T.D. has called on the Government to implement measures announced in the Budget 2020 to reduce the cost of medicines.

600 house party calls were drain on resources during Covid, says Chief Super

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Answering close to 600 calls to address house parties in the Galway area during July and August was a huge drain on Garda resources, the County Council Joint Policing Committee meeting was told this week.

Galway TDs must 'stand up for renters' against Rent Increases Bill, says Farrell

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Galway West TDs are being asked to "do the right thing" when Sinn Féin's Ban On Rent Increases Bill comes before the Dáil today, Thursday September 17.

People Before Profit call for central Government to help local authorities' financial shortfall

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Government parties should be demanding central Government fill the hole in local authority funds due to Covid-19, that is the opinion of People Before Profit Galway spokesperson Adrian Curran.

Government open to feasibility study on light rail in Galway

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Could light rail be about to take a step closer to becoming a reality in Galway? Hopes were building among supporters this week following An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, saying the Government would not be opposed to carrying out a feasibility study on the issue.

Bad beginnings to the autumn, with even worse to come

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Ordinarily, at this time of year, there is a sense of renewal as politicians, with their batteries recharged, return to work and a new Dáil term begins.

Government Must Stop Brinkmanship with Prior Leaving Cert Students - Conway-Walsh

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Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has accused the Government of ‘playing brinkmanship’ with leaving cert students of previous years by failing to address the issue of increased points required for 2020 to access third-level.

Retail Excellence requesting Government commercial rents payment assistance

Retail Excellence has written to Damien English, the Minister of State for Employment Affairs and Retail, requesting the Government to step in and offer support for retailers who are struggling to pay commercial rents.

‘The desire of Democrats to deny Trump a second term animates them above all’

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He may be rank alongside James Buchanan and Herbert Hoover as the worst ever president of the United States; his country has the highest levels of Covid-19 cases (+6 million) and deaths (+183,000 - higher than the number of US soldiers killed in Vietnam), which has led to a severe spike in unemployment levels.

Funding approved for cultural tourism project in Mayo Gaeltacht

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The Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, Catherine Martin TD and the Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers TD, have announced their approval of a grant worth €501,160 in order to develop the tourism hub: Áras Scéal an Atlantaigh Fhiáin in an Eachléim in the Iorras Gaeltacht, in Mayo.

 

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