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Farrell calls for greater investment in public buses to meet ‘growing demand’ in city

A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is “further evidence” that “proper investment” and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is “urgently needed”.

Farrell calls for greater investment in public buses to meet 'growing demand' in city

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A jump of 13 per cent in passenger numbers on Bus Éireann services across the city, according to figures released this week, is "further evidence" that "proper investment" and a strategic plan to develop bus services in Galway is "urgently needed".

Farrell demands Galway University Hospital car parking charges be abolished

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Abolishing car parking charges for sick patients attending treatment at Galway University Hospital is both “achievable and necessary”, and Health Minister Simon Harris must start phasing them out.

Rent hikes in city reveals failure of Government's Rent Pressure Zone strategy

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Average monthly rents in Galway city have escalated to €1,260 a month, according to the latest Daft.ie report. Despite this being below the national average of €1,366, it is still an 11.4 per cent increase over the last year.

VAT on carbon tax is 'a tax upon a tax' warns Farrell

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Any hike in the current rate of carbon tax will attract VAT resulting in citizens paying 'a tax upon a tax', Sinn Féin Galway City East councillor Mairéad Farrell has warned.

HID Global's move to city shows Connemara 'not a priority' for Government

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US technological security company HID Global's announcement that it is to transfer its production facility from Baile na hAbhann into Galway city, reveals that Connemara is “not a priority for this Government”.

Farrell condemns failure to introduce refuse waiver

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A €75 refuse waiver for people with long-term, and lifelong, medical incontinence, alongside changes to waste collection charges, announced by the Government last year, has still to be introduced.

Report shows rents in Galway city are second highest in the State

Rents in Galway city are the second highest in the State, according to a the Residential Tenancies Board Ireland’s rent index for the third quarter of 2018, which has just been published.

More than forty patients waiting on trollies in UHG, new IMMO figures show

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There are currently 42 patients waiting on trolleys in UHG, the third highest in the State, according to figures released this week by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

City and county council funding cut by more than fifty per cent since 2011

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New figures on the funding of Local Authorities released by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirm that the Galway city and county councils have taken an overall funding cut of 52 per cent since 2011.

 

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