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A new A&E unit is a must for University Hospital Galway because the current facility is too small and is not fit for its purpose, a local TD insisted this week.
A €72 million expansion plan for University and Merlin Park Hospitals will transform both facilities, improving capacity, updating theatres and easing the pressure on UHG’s emergency department.
An architects’ conference held in Westport at the weekend has found that Ireland is “facing a crisis in terms of infrastructure and environment” and that failure to provide for future generations will militate against the development of a ‘smart economy’.
Westport will find out this month whether it has been successful in the National Smarter Travel Competition — the results were initially expected in June. The town is competing for funding of up to €50 million over five years which could potentially transform Westport into a world class Smarter Travel Town.
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The Carlow / Kilkenny Branch of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on Government to borrow now to deliver infrastructure and to deal with onerous and excessively bureaucratic pre-qualifying procedures for public sector construction projects.
Over the past year, the National Development Plan continued to deliver significant investment in a range of economic and social projects in Co Westmeath. Despite the global financial crisis and the pressure on Ireland’s public finances, further investment was made in training and employment programmes, business supports, education, healthcare, social housing, and the county’s physical infrastructure during 2008.
There was mixed news on the jobs front for Galway yesterday with the announcement of 45 lucrative new jobs at Boston Scientific being overshadowed by the news that 70 jobs are in doubt after top motor dealer Tom Hogan Motors went into voluntary liquidation.
Bus Éireann has agreed to run a Carna to Galway city commuter bus on a trial basis to service workers commuting to the city according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Frank Fahey.