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Varadkar criticised for intervention in Western transport projects

Varadkar criticised for intervention in Western transport projects

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been criticised for the dropping of transport projects in the West and North West while he was Transport Minister. New documents reveal that an int ...
Government must hold “Golden share” of national broadband to block any sell off

Government must hold “Golden share” of national broadband to block any sell off

The government must retain a "golden share" of whatever company operates the new national broadband infrastructure to protect the taxpayers' investment. Galway TD Michael Fitzmaur ...
Report recommending new 200 bed hospital at Merlin Park due this month

Report recommending new 200 bed hospital at Merlin Park due this month

An independent report on the need for a new elective hospital in Galway is expected to be delivered by the end of the month. Galway TD Hildegarde Naughton said that report, which ...
Connacht Rugby gets final approval for €30 million Sportsground development

Connacht Rugby gets final approval for €30 million Sportsground development

The €30 million redevelopment of Connacht Rugby's Sportsground is now "shovel ready" with final planning permission secured it was announced today. Connacht Rugby has secured €10 ...
Government approves €3 billion National Broadband Plan

Government approves €3 billion National Broadband Plan

The government has today signed off on the National Broadband Plan expected to cost in the region of €3 billion with the appointment of the Broadband Ireland Consortium as the pref ...
National broadband plan delays accused of leaving the west behind

National broadband plan delays accused of leaving the west behind

Continuing delays to implementing the National Broadband Plan have come under fire for leaving the west of Ireland behind. Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte said that people in the wes ...
Galway student selected to join prestigious leadership programme

Galway student selected to join prestigious leadership programme

Barna native Mairéad Fallon has been selected to join this year’s class of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP). Mairéad, a student of Education and Psychology at Mar ...
Future of new Merlin Park Hospital in doubt after hospice decision Taoiseach says

Future of new Merlin Park Hospital in doubt after hospice decision Taoiseach says

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar cast doubt on the future of a new hospital at Merlin Park in comments made in the Dáil this week. The Taoiseach said that the recent decision to refuse p ...
A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

A patient’s letter to striking nurses – ‘I love you all and so does the majority of this nation’

As the nurses stage the third day of strike action for better pay and working conditions, one patient, who had her surgery cancelled on Tuesday, has written a letter saying the nur ...
Nurses and midwives escalate strike action

Nurses and midwives escalate strike action

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is escalating its strike action with more strike dates announced. The Union said that it has made this decision on the back of the gover ...
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