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The €54 million announced for childcare in Budget 2020 is a "severe underinvestment" that will keep childcare services "grossly unaffordable".
Funding of more than €683,000 has been allocated to the Irish language organisation, Glór na nGael for 2019 to 2022 in order to develop the Joe McDonagh Foundation and support the Teanga Tí/Family Language Scheme.
Galway families on low or fixed incomes have been failed by the Government and Fianna Fáil in Budget 2020 with no increases to either the weekly social welfare rates or the minimum wage.
Budget 2020 will do "absolutely nothing" to solve the problems faced by patients and front line staff in the health service, a former Mayor of Galway city has said.
The Claddagh is Galway’s most historic district, its foundation pre-dating that of the city, and it has always been proud of its native traditions and identity. Yet not only is the Claddagh a vivid link to Galway’s ancient past; the Claddagh National School, with its multi-racial student population, symbolises the cosmopolitan Galway of today while preparing its pupils for the Galway of tomorrow.
Mayo How R U is the latest powerful campaign to be launched by Mayo Mental Health Fair.
Conradh na Gaeilge members from Mayo met with local Oireachtas members in Dublin to ask for support for an Irish Language and Gaeltacht Investment Plan which could create 2,000 new jobs.
A city councillor is encouraging the public to take part in #Gaeltober, an initiative for people to use Irish on social media and in their daily lives throughout the month of October.
A Tuam-based web company has become the first company in Ireland to get permission from the Revenue Commissioners to introduce a new e-signature process which could help charities receive millions of euro in additional income.
Plans to locate a direct provision centre in Oughterard may have been scrapped, but Galway will still have to face its obligations to provide accommodation to people seeking asylum in Ireland.