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Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, gas called upon her fellow public representatives to support the party’s Dáil motion to scrap planned toll road price hikes.
Today we are highlighting the careers of two men, both of whom were elected as TDs for Galway in 1918, both of whom fought on the same side in the Rising and the War of Independence and then, sadly, took different sides after the Treaty.
Local Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has called on Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien to immediately introduce a winter ban on evictions, as new figures show a dramatic rise in the number of people in Westmeath who are homeless.
The late Billy Naughton, College Road, said he spluttered into his cup of tea, when he instantly recognised the upper-class, nasal drawl, of William Joyce reporting continuous Nazi victories on Radio Hamburg, Reichsrundfunk, during its English-language broadcast in October 1939. He was ridiculed as ‘Lord Haw-Haw’ and was the butt of Musical Hall jokes, yet he was listened to and despised for his clever mix of fact and lies.
Mayo Sinn Féin TD, Rose Conway-Walsh, has said that the Minister for Education and representatives of Bus Éireann must come before the Oireachtas urgently to address the scandal of shortages on school transport in Mayo.
‘Definitely, I am a Galway girl, very much so, I’m from Barna’, Claire Hanna MP replies when asked where exactly she is from. Claire was on one of her regular visits from her home in Belfast to her birthplace in Barna, Co. Galway, when we sat down last week to discuss her journey from rural county Galway to the House of Commons in Westminster.
The shortage of student accommodation in Galway, combined with the cost of living crisis, is “crippling” students and their families as well as leaving students vulnerable to rental scams, it was claimed this week.
Independent TDs Sean Canney and Deputy Noel Grealish have called on the Government to provide additional school buses to cater for children with concessionary tickets who are being refused school transport for the upcoming year.