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The acquisition by Tuath Housing, of 32 properties for social housing purposes within The Orchard residential estate in Cornamaddy, was the focus of detailed discussion at the monthly meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District.
Trade unions, political parties, women’s groups, student unions, housing agencies and community groups have joined forces in Galway to stage a major rally on the housing emergency, this Monday April 8.
With some 5,000 households - an estimated total of 15,000 people - on the housing waiting list in Galway, an 11 acre site at Sandy Road should be used to provide residential development and council housing.
Fianna Fáil Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has called on the Government to reform the Household Benefits Package to ensure people are not penalised as a result of providing accommodation for their children.
The increase in incomes due to changes in the USC, and the savings that will be made as a result of the extension of free GP care, and a second free pre-school year, will "more than cover the extra costs incurred by water charges and the property tax".
Rent controls are "urgently needed" in Galway" to deal with the shortage in the housing supply that is causing "worry and stress" for families across the city and is impacting on both the private and social housing sectors.
Nearly 4,000 allegations of child neglect or abuse of a sexual, physical, or emotional nature were reported to social and child protection workers in Galway in the past four years.
Non-profit organisation ProActivate Ireland will be hosting a workshop about motivational techniques for those working with the unemployed on December 15 from 9.30am to 1pm at their offices in Galway city centre.
The announcement that €304,088 has been allocated to Mayo County Council by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government for housing adaptations for tenants with disabilities has been warmly welcomed by both Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring and Michelle Mulherin TD.
With three weeks remaining before Irish citizens vote on an amendment to the constitution, information on the proposed changes arrived in most letter boxes this week.