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Public lecture on the history of Islam in Ireland

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A public lecture on the history of the Islamic faith in Ireland will be hosted by the Galway Interfaith Alliance in the Pillo Hotel, tonight at 7.30pm.

Mayo carers give 161,000 unpaid hours weekly

Carers in Mayo give more than 161,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week. Of Mayo’s 6,558 carers, 40.5 per cent regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 50 per cent work between 15 and 43 hours a week.

Roninson named UN envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region

Former president of Ireland and Mayo native Mary Robinson has been appointed UN Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region.

Anger after draft HSE Savita report is leaked to media

Calls were made last night for increased security in the HSE and other Government departments after a draft report into the death of Savita Halappanavar was leaked to a Dublin evening newspaper.

Innovation and world first brings higher safety

Six new models have recently undergone safety tests: the Audi A3, Ford B-MAX, Isuzu D-Max, Kia Cee’d, Renault Clio and Volvo V40. Euro NCAP reports how these vehicle measure up against the latest requirements and finds encouraging trends.

Innovation and world first brings higher safety

Six new models have recently undergone safety tests: the Audi A3, Ford B-MAX, Isuzu D-Max, Kia Cee’d, Renault Clio and Volvo V40. Euro NCAP reports how these vehicles measure up against the latest requirements and finds encouraging trends.

Nolan calls for penalties for social welfare fraud

If social welfare fraud is to be properly tackled tougher punishments, other than just paying back money owed needs to be introduced.

Calleary calls for urgent clearing of backlog in payments to Mayo farmers

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has welcomed indications from the secretary general of the Department of Agriculture Tom Moran that the Agri-Environment Options Scheme may be reopened this year. Mr Moran made the comments to the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture last week, just weeks after the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney admitted that he is not considering reopening the scheme. Deputy Calleary said: “There was much anger and upset among thousands of farmers in Mayo and across the west last month when Minister Coveney said there would be no new AEOS scheme this year. It will come as a huge relief to them if the Minister rows back on this, as indicated now by the secretary general of his Department.

Calleary calls for urgent clearing of backlog in payments to Mayo farmers

Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has welcomed indications from the Secretary General of the Department of Agriculture Tom Moran that the Agri-Environment Options Scheme may be reopened this year. Mr Moran made the comments to the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture last week, just weeks after the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney admitted that he is not considering reopening the scheme. Deputy Calleary said, “There was much anger and upset among thousands of farmers in Mayo and across the West last month when Minister Coveney said there would be no new AEOS scheme this year. It will come as a huge relief to them if the Minister rows back on this, as indicated now by the Secretary General of his Department.

Security tightened as Labour gets set for stormy reception at conference

Labour will not be allowed enjoy celebrating its centenary when the party holds its 65th convention in Galway this weekend, as the event is set to attract protests from far left groups, rural communities, peace groups, the unemployed, and health campaigners.

 

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