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A group of anti-eviction campaigners who were formerly part of Land League West say they now plan to open a drop-in centre in Castlebar to help families facing the loss of their homes.
Insider spotted Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan out knocking doors the other evening. He can only hope Dep Nolan’s appearance on the doorsteps does not impact too negatively on the Yes vote for marriage equality.
Residents in Barna have set up an action group due to their concerns over the proposed new Galway city bypass. The group will hold a public meeting in Barna Golf Club next Wednesday evening at 8pm.
RTE Pundit and organ donor campaigner Joe Brolly will be in Mayo on St Valentine’s Day, February 14, to join Mayo Roscommon Hospice and the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail committee to launch their three-day walking festival.
The allocation of more than €750,000 to bring back to use 53 vacant houses to provide quality homes for families across Galway has been broadly welcomed, but a number of public representatives are calling on the Government to do more to address the growing housing crisis.
Peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy is back in Limerick Prison following her refusal to sign a bond to stay away from restricted areas of Shannon Airport.
The campaign to reopen the railway track linking Claremorris to Sligo in the north and Galway and Limerick in the south has run out of steam and should give way to proposals for a greenway route along the track instead.
Galway is split on whether or not to abolish Seanad Éireann, with campaigners encountering mixed views on the issue only 24 hours ahead of polling.
After many years of poor water quality and on-going campaigning the signing of the contract for the first phase of the Costelloe Regional Water Supply Scheme will be a cause of celebration for the people of Carraroe and surrounding areas, that is according to Independent county councillor Seosamh Ó Cuaig.
It was a rocky week for the West on Track campaigners who seemed to have taken a severe blow on Tuesday when the Minister for Transport, Tourism, and Sport Leo Varadkar was quoted in The Irish Times as saying that the line would not be extended from Athenry to Tuam.