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Eugene Murphy elected to the Seanad

Former Roscommon-Galway TD Eugene Murphy has been elected to Seanad Éireann on the 18th count today. The former Fianna Fáil TD has been elected to...

Illegal dumping needs proactive response says Murphy

More resources need to be allocated to fight illegal dumping in Galway which is both an "eyesore" and poses "potential public health concerns". Galway Roscommon...

Govt can’t ignore farmers protest at Leinster House – Murphy

The government simply ignore a large protest by farmers which took place outside Leinster House this week insists Galway TD Eugene Murphy. Deputy Murphy was...

Three hundred people waiting for homecare in Galway

There are 300 people in Galway alone who are currently waiting for homecare support amid a massive backlog of applications. That's according to Galway-Roscommon TD...

Murphy accuses the government of leaving children with Down syndrome behind.

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy voiced his concern regarding the limited amount of Occupational, Speech, and Physiotherapists in Galway and Roscommon for children with...

Strong public support for expansion of Mountbellew Childcare Centre

There has been strong public support voiced for a planned expansion to Mountbellew Community Childcare Centre that is "urgently needed". The community childcare centre has...

Broadband plan leaves rural communities waiting years for results say Murphy

The €3 billion National Broadband Plan is a disappointment to rural communities as it will take years longer to connect rural areas than hoped,...

Government accused of abandoning farmers on Fair Deal Scheme contributions

The government has been accused of abandoning the farming community in making changes to the Fair Deal scheme to protect farmlands. New guidelines are being...

Murphy: Recruitment freeze of Primary Care staff is keeping patients from returning home

More Primary Care healthcare staff are needed in the west of Ireland so that patients who are ready to go home aren't stuck in...

Children’s Hospital overrun raises fears for new unit at Portiuncula

Concern has been expressed about the future of a planned 50 bed unit at Portiuncula Hospital due to cost overruns at the National Children's...

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...

Government support needed for small beef farmers

The Irish beef sector needs more support from the government to survive the challenges of Brexit, Eugene Murphy has said. The Galway TD was speaking...

Over €850,000 granted for local access roads maintenance in Galway

Galway has been allocated €856,959 for maintenance and repairs to rural, local access roads that don't fall under the jurisdiction of the county council. The...

Broadband plan “not worth the paper it’s written on” for rural Galway

The promises made in the National Broadband Plan are "not worth the paper it's written on" for rural Ireland a Galway TD claims. Speaking in...

Calls for progress on 50 bed unit at Portiuncula Hospital as overcrowding gets critical

Calls have been made for urgent delivery of a 50 bed unit at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe as overcrowding reaches critical levels. Galway-Roscommon TD Eugene...

Galway TD calls for restoration of town councils to empower local government

Restoring town councils like in Ballinasloe would empower local communities to make decisions about the future it's been claimed That's the view of Galway-Roscommon TD...

Fears that forestry is threatening to overwhelm Galway farmlands

Rural life and agriculture in Galway are being overwhelmed by too many forestry developments Galway-Roscommon TD Eugene Murphy is warning. In Galway, 229 afforestation licences...

Over 900 people are on a waiting list for a driving test in Galway

Driving Test centres are still backed up around the country with over 900 people waiting for a driving test in Galway alone. The average time...
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Hosepipe ban lifted after heavy rainfall

The hosepipe ban and water conservation order which has been in place for the past month has been lifted today after heavy rain has...

Week long roadworks disrupting traffic near Loughrea

Roadworks taking place between Loughrea town and Craughwell village which got underway today are expected to disrupt traffic for the next week. Galway County Council...

Swimming ban for Kinvara beach due to elevated bacteria levels

Galway County Council has issued a swimming ban for Traught beach in Kinvara due to elevated bacteria levels this week. Water samples taken from the...
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