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Ballina to receive funding under Historic Towns Initiative

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For the second year in a row Ballina has been selected by the Heritage Council and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage to receive funding under the Historic Towns Initiative (HTI).

Connolly calls for ‘urgent clarification’ on re-opening day centre services

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The continued closure of day centres for people suffering from Alzheimer’s, and for people with disabilities, is a cause of “great upset” both to the users and their families.

Parents must not be made choose between childcare and work, says McNelis

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The Government must “step up and support” new parents who are being faced with an “unacceptable choice” between securing childcare and fully returning to work.

Irish Wheelchair Association Athlone encourage local community support

An Irish Wheelchair Association Athlone staff member is requesting people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities.

Arcadia 5kFOR50K fundraising initiative a boost for community charities

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With the intention of raising much needed funds for community charitable causes, the Arcadia 5KFOR50K initiative was formally launched in recent times.

Support of older persons must continue to remain post COVID-19 pandemic


Galway Recovery College – online recovery education sessions

Galway Recovery College offers transformative learning in mental health and wellbeing. Recovery education is designed to enable people to grow within and beyond their life experiences and challenges. Based in the Institute for Life Course and Society building (ILAS), NUI Galway, the college is unlikely to be able to reopen before September. Since April it has been offering recovery education sessions online via Zoom.

Aftermath of Covid-19 will exacerbate housing crises, warns former Mayor

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A former Mayor of Galway has warned that Galway’s housing crisis "will multiply in the years ahead", unless the new Government introduces an affordable housing scheme with a substantial discount to buyers.

Ray raises over €15k for charities

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Mayo boxer Ray Moylette raised over €15,000 for a number of charities after undertaking a 1000 push ups in one hour challenge.

Rabbitte and Naughton named as ministers in new Government

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Galway East TD and Fianna Fail Programme for Government negotiator Anne Rabbitte was last night named a Minister of State by Taoiseach Micheál Martin when the names of the 17 junior ministers were revealed after a day of speculation.


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