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Grealish hails ‘breakthrough’ in campaign for minor injury unit for Galway

Galway West TD Noel Grealish has welcomed what he described as ‘a breakthrough’ in his long-running campaign for a minor injury unit to be opened in Galway.

Knife crime sentencing reforms are welcomed by TD Rabbitte

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East Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has welcomed longer sentencing plans for serious knife crimes convictions like possession with intent to cause injury, and the import and sale of knives.

Health workers set to lose special leave for long Covid, says Naughten

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Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten has urged the Government to reconsider its decision to terminate the special leave entitlement for frontline health workers who contracted COVID-19 early in the pandemic and have since been unable to return to work due to long COVID symptoms.

Tributes paid to long-serving former Fianna Fail politician Tom Hussey

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There was sadness in local political circles this week at the passing of former TD, Minister, Senator, Councillor Tom Hussey.

Teenagers with lifelong physical health conditions to spotlight issues with accessing cultural and public spaces in Galway

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An art exhibition by the national arts and health charity Helium Arts is opening on November 13 that will spotlight issues with accessing cultural and public spaces in Galway for young people with lifelong health conditions.

Garrycastle GAA awarded funding towards Healthy Ireland GAA Walking Tracks initiative

Garrycastle GAA has received €10,000 in funding recently announced by the Department of Health and GAA president, Larry McCarthy, towards the Healthy Ireland GAA Walking Tracks initiative.

Galway Simon concerned about what lies ahead this winter

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Galway Simon Community has launched its 2022 Annual Impact Report, highlighting the continuing demand on its services during another very challenging year, but remaining very concerned about the state of the housing crisis as we enter another winter.

Ring pleads for government support for St Brendan's Village

Concerns for the future of St Brendan's Village in Mulranny, which provides a home-from-home for many elderly returned Irish emigrants and older people in the community, were raised in the Dail this week by Mayo TD Michael Ring.

Majority of main family earners caring for children with life limiting conditions forced to give up job

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New research conducted by the Cliona Foundation has revealed that in more than 70% of families who received assistance from the Foundation, the main breadwinner has had to give up work to look after their child.

Tuam welcomes new full time ambulance and crew

On Monday, August 4, Tuam welcomed a newly established second ambulance and crew at the town’s ambulance base, serving the residents of the town and the surrounding areas on a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week basis to help offset the demand and delays for the region.


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