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No confidence motion in Tánaiste to be debated in Dáil tonight

TDs will vote on a motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar this evening at the Convention Centre following a two-hour debate. Sinn Féin tabled...

Ó Cuív welcomes progress to allow for planning applications online

Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív has welcomed confirmation that a new electronic system of submitting planning applications is being brought forward.The Fianna Fáil...

SEAI welcomes “historic investment” in sustainable energy in Budget 2021

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has welcomed the Government’s "historic investment" in sustainable energy action in Budget 2021.The SEAI have described it...

Éamon Ó Cuív calls for Micheál Martin to be replaced as Fianna Fáil leader

Galway West Fianna Fáil TD Éamon Ó Cuív has hit out at the leadership of his party, calling for a new party leader and...

Fine Gael remains most popular party as support for Sinn Féin surges in new opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the State and Sinn Féin has seen an upsurge in support, according to an opinion poll...

Hildegarde Naughton to give back part of controversial pay rise

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton is set to give back part of the controversial €16,000 allowance which was announced for the three "super junior"...

Hildegarde Naughton to get hefty allowance on top of €124,000 salary

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton is set to receive a €16,000 pay rise along with two other Junior Ministers, after the Dáil passed legislation...

Minimal representation for Western counties in new Cabinet

The make-up of the new Cabinet was revealed yesterday evening with the three government parties carving up fifteen ministerial seats between them.The new Cabinet...

Eamon Ó Cuív urges Fianna Fáil members not to support coalition deal

Galway West TD Eamon Ó Cuív is urging his fellow members of Fianna Fáil not to support the Programme for Government for a three...

New government can delay change but cannot stop it, says Galway TD

Responding to the announcement that a Programme for Government has been agreed, Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell has said the new government can delay...

Young Fine Gael in Galway East to oppose coalition deal

The Galway East branch of Young Fine Gael will not be supporting a coalition government with Fianna Fáil and the Green Party when it...

Concerns raised about potential abolition of Department of Children

The potential abolition of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs has prompted  Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon to write a letter to...

Homes for less than €230,000 in Galway could be available under proposed SF scheme

Affordable homes for less than €230,000 could be purchased in Galway City by households with gross incomes between 45,000 and 75,000 per year, under...

200,000 people “a hell of a lot better off” with COVID payments, says Galway TD

An East Galway TD has said that 200,000 people are "far better off" with the €350 COVID-19 payments than they were before - and...

Galway TD calls for clarity on July Provision for children with special needs

East Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has called on the Minister for Education to clarify the status of the July Education Programme, also known as...

Wage Subsidy Scheme ‘discriminates’ against women returning from maternity leave – TD

The new wage support scheme has been described as 'discriminatory' by a Galway TD after it emerged that 'those returning from maternity leave cannot...

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil leaders agree on framework for government

The leaders of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have agreed on a framework for an historic government that would see the two parties in...

Lottery and gambling advertising should stop during crisis – TD

The National Lottery and other companies in the gambling industry have been called on to stop advertising during the COVID-19 crisis. The plea came from...

Credit Unions urged to give clarity on supports available

A Galway East TD has called for greater clarity from credit unions around the availability of supports being offered during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Anne...

New opinion poll shows 3 parties extremely close as FG continues to struggle

It's all to play for 19 days before the election, as three parties are separated by just 4 percentage point in the latest opinion...
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New on-the-spot COVID fines announced

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COPE Galway to mark 16 Days of Action on Violence against Women

COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service has called on the local community to recognise domestic abuse as a wider societal issue. The organisation is asking people...