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Councillors want to meet TII on site in Breaffy

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The elected members of the Castlebar Municipal District have requested to meet Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) on site in Breaffy, to show them the necessity for a major reduction in the speed limit on the N60, that passes through the village.

New UHG emergency department to be constructed by 2021

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Funding for a new state-of-the-art emergency department at University Hospital Galway, which could cost up to €120m, will be included in an HSE mid term capital review due to be published in June or July.

The world on your plate at One World Tapestry

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Asylum seekers and their children have spent years living in an institutional setting that was designed as a short-term solution. They are accommodated by the State in residential institutions, under a reception system known as Direct Provision. Direct Provision is intended to provide for the welfare of asylum seekers and their families as they await decisions on their asylum application. It ‘directly provides’ essential services, medical care, accommodation, and board with three meals a day provided at set times. When the the system was established in 2000, it was described as an interim solution to the high numbers of asylum seekers entering the State in search of protection, and the growing concerns about the risk of homelessness for that population. More than 15 years later, little has changed in the physical conditions, supports, or treatment of asylum seekers while they remain in these centres.

 

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