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Public meeting on housing and shelter

Galwegians struggling to pay the mortgage holders, who are on the housing waiting list, or at risk of homelessness, are being invited to a public meeting in the city this coming Monday.

First auction of the year to see DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard bring fifteen lots to the market

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Leading Galway property expert DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard has just announced the launch of the city’s first property auctions of 2014. Following a hugely successful auction series in 2013, the St Francis Street-based agent is once again leading with its latest offering, bringing 15 lots to the market in what promises to be an engaging event for all involved.

Troika exit must lead to people focused economy

During the last General Election, I will never forget calling to a door, where a woman twice my age broke down, not just in tears but in sheer despair. Her entire retirement savings in bank shares were wiped out and she knew she wasn’t far from leaving the workforce.

Deal or no deal?

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It was another dramatic night in the Oireachtas earlier this month as the former Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide were put to bed after the best part of five years torturing the Irish people.

Health Minister told to ‘back off’ and leave newly qualified nurses alone

Minister for Health James Reilly has been told to “back off”and find a more “equitable” solution rather than reducing the starting salary for newly qualified nurses and midwives to 80 per cent of the current rate.

Swinford solicitors to challenge criteria for closure of local courthouse

All of the Swinford solicitors and their staff are challenging the evaluation criteria set out by the Courts Service in an effort to have at least one court in operation for east Mayo. At present, based on the flawed criteria and a lack of meaningful engagement with the local community, the closure is likely. It also comes at a time when Swinford Garda Station has been downgraded and the closure of the local Teagasc office is imminent.

Roddy Mannion’s book does the city some service

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Anyone reading architect Roddy Mannion’s new book, Galway - A Sense of Place (Liffey Press), is in for a treat. They will be amazed at the breadth of social history covered in it. While the book also acknowledges the physical/geographic place Galway City assumes in terms of Ireland’s history of urban/city development.

Let post offices provide more services, says Galway East TD

Galway East Labour Party TD Colm Keaveney has called on the Government to make full use of the post office network to deliver public services in a cost efficient manner.

Gavin calls for Castlebar NCT centre  

A call for the location of an additional NCT vehicle test centre in Castlebar has been made by Fianna Fail councillor, Blackie Gavin. He said that it made no sense that the county town of Mayo, the location of all major public services, should not have a dedicated NCT test centre.

European Fiscal Treaty - for and against

Yes - Fine Gael

 

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