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With many people now working from home and reliant on good broadband connectivity, and with the rollout of the National Broadband Plan stalled, the Government needs to show flexibility in implementing and enforcing broadband contracts.
According to the 2016 Census, there were over 643,000 people living in Ireland with a disability. That means 13.5 per cent, or one in seven people in Ireland with a disability. Data from 2015 told us that 132,000 people with disabilities were living in consistent poverty.
Fianna Fáil members in Galway have welcomed the decision by the party leader, Michael Martin, to give all members of the organisation a vote in Government formation.
“Now is the time to firmly place balanced Regional Development and Rural Ireland front and centre of EU and Government policy by identifying and implementing rural solutions to national problems,” stated Deputy Rose Conway-Walsh in her maiden Dáil speech on Wednesday.
By Brian Mooney
There have been concerns raised over student accommodation in Galway after NUI Galway announced new changes to the upcoming academic year, due to the restrictions imposed by Government over Covid-19.
Sinn Féin TD for Longford/Westmeath, Sorca Clarke, has noted the urgent need for legislation to address the various issues pertaining to the large employee base working from home during the present pandemic.
EMPOWER, the women’s entrepreneurship programme due to be delivered in the iHubs on GMIT, IT Sligo, and Letterkenny IT campuses in May, will now be delivered fully online from June.
By Brian Mooney
Working from home brings many economic and environmental benefits, but also raises issues of data protection, workers footing the bill for electronic and communications equipment, and continued poor broadband coverage.