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Anti-water charges campaign plunges Government into political crisis, says AAA

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has responded to media reports that Irish Water is going to fail the Eurostat test and become part of the State’s balance sheet, attributing it to the massive pressure which the anti-water charges campaign has exerted on the Government, plunging it into political crisis.

Nolan condemns Isis beheading of journalist

Reports of the release of a second video portraying the beheading of a journalist by Islamic State has been described as an act of “barbarism” and “very distressing” by the Galway TD.

Anonymous businessman to pay for Direct Provision students’ third level education

A Galway businessman has come forward and offered to pay for the third level education of two students in the Direct Provision system who were not in a position to fund their courses as their status would mean paying sums of up to €10,000.

Local pro-life group calls for repeal of new abortion law

Galway For Life, the local pro life organisation, has called

Maternity report had to go public — Kilcoyne

The future of maternity services at Mayo General Hospital has been put firmly on the agenda around the county this week, following revelations from Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne that a draft report proposed the closure of a number of maternity units in the region, including at Mayo General.

Is now the time to invest?

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With most of the media reports only focusing on the increase in property prices in Dublin, Don Colleran believes that Galway city centre has outperformed the capital as Galway still remains a destination city for those looking for a property investment which would give them a year round return and the additional expectation of capital appreciation.

Media coverage of Savita Halappanavar’s tragic death showed ‘no respect for dignity of patient or her family’

“Unacceptable” and “regrettable” is how the general manager of University Hospital Galway has described the media coverage last month about the contents of a draft report into the tragic death of 31-year-old mother-to-be Savita Halappanavar at the hospital in late October.

Funchion condemns approval of household charge

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Sinn Féin representative for Carlow/Kilkenny Cllr Kathleen Funchion has condemned the decision of the Government to approve a new household charge of €100 as a precursor to water charges and a property tax.

Tales from the Upper House

We have been here before. We said never again would standards be so lax. And yet here we are. The Cloyne Report this week drew attention to how as a Republic we have yet to stamp the State’s supreme authority over the affairs of our citizens. But reaction to its publication – and in particular Government reaction – suggests that we are moving to a position where the State is flexing its muscle as primary carer of the Nation in matters regarding child welfare and our education system. Mandatory reporting is on the way.

Give the road a name says McNelis

A city councillor is calling for the road between the Rahoon and Western Distributor roads, which runs along Millars Lane football pitches, to be given a name.

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