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Concerns about cost and timeframe of National Broadband Plan

The recent signing of the €3 billion National Broadband Plan has been welcomed, but concerns have still been raised about costs, timelines, and the...

More funding for Irish Water needed to end dumping of raw sewage – Fitzmaurice

More funding is needed for Irish Water to tackle the discharge of raw sewage into the environment says Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The EPA's Urban...

HSE hiring freeze putting older people at risk says Fitzmaurice

A hiring freeze in the west of Ireland by the HSE is putting older and vulnerable people in need of home care at risk...

Chinese export approval for 14 meat factories “must bear fruit for farmers” – Fitzmaurice

The recent announcement that 14 additional Irish meat factories have been granted approval to export to the Chinese market must also benefit farmers Galway...

Government tightening the purse strings on rural CLÁR funding

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has accused the government of tightening the purse strings on rural areas over this week's CLÁR funding announcement. The Minister for...

Where did the money go? Mounting anger at collapse of Deep Retrofit scheme

The government's Deep Retrofit Pilot Scheme has come under heavy criticism for closing down due to a lack of funding only weeks after Minister...

“Posh-boy” government wants to drive rural people off the land, says Galway TD

A Roscommon-Galway TD has slammed the government for being 'anti-rural' and called on the Taoiseach to instruct his colleagues to solve the ongoing school...

New funding awarded to projects in Galway will be ‘great boost’ to communities

The confirmation of new funding for projects in Galway under the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme has been welcomed. The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the...

Galway TDs call for opposition to EU-Mercosur beef trade deal

Multiple Galway TDs are calling on all of Ireland's representatives to oppose a beef trade deal negotiated by the EU with a bloc of...

Fitzmaurice condemns government for failing on promise to help people with incontinence

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has condemned the government for failing to live up to promises to support people with long term incontinence. In 2017, then...

Climate action plan a “savage attack” on rural Ireland says Fitzmaurice

The government's Climate Action Plan published by the government this week has been described as a "savage attack" on rural Ireland by Galway TD...

Beef aid fund conditions a “kick in the teeth” to suckler farmers

Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice has vocally criticised access conditions to the €100 beef aid fund which he said would harm Irish farmers and communities. The...

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 Fitzmaurice...

Subcontractors in publicly funded projects need protection to ensure they get paid Fitzmaurice says

Subcontractors working on publicly funded projects need more protections in place to ensure they get paid according to Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The Independent TD...

Environmentalists “hell-bent” on discrediting Irish agriculture Fitzmaurice claims

Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice has lashed out at environmental groups in Ireland and abroad for trying to "discredit" Irish agriculture.

Galway TDs say funding shortfall must be addressed before any talk of amalgamation

Galway's elected representatives have said that a serious shortfall in funding for the local authorities in Galway city and county must be addressed before...

“Time is of the essence” in getting Pembro drug to cervical cancer patients

A Galway TD has said that the rate at which the experimental drug Pembro is being made available to cervical cancer patients is unacceptable. Treatments...

Galway TD hits out at Taoiseach’s support for vulture funds

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has come under fire for his stance that so-called vulture funds are better for homeowners than banks from a Galway TD. Independent...

Galway TDs divided as Anti-Eviction Bill passes Dáil vote

The Anti-Eviction Bill beat the government to pass through the Dáil yesterday, with just two Galway representatives voting in favour of the bill. People Before...

RSA calls Galway TDs “disgraceful” for opposing Road Traffic Bill

Galway TDs Sean Canney and Michael Fitzmaurice have been described as "disgraceful and self-serving" by the Road Safety Authority for their opposition to the...
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