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Family Resource Centres in Galway call on Government to put community services at the heart of Budget 2025

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Representatives from the Family Resource Centres National Forum (FRCNF) met with members of the Oireachtas at a briefing event in Buswells Hotel, Dublin, to urge them to adequately fund community services in Galway in this year’s Budget, so that they can provide the level of support services that are desperately needed in local communities. Fergal Landy, CEO of the FRCNF, is living in Oranmore, Galway and he presented their pre-Budget asks to elected representatives.

Funding increase for Athlone FRC overdue but most welcome - O’Rourke

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An allocation of funding towards the Athlone Family Resource Centre (AFRC) is “long overdue, but welcome”, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke stated this week.

Babies love books! Ensure you find out more at Athlone public library

Do you know it is never too early to start the reading habit?

No firm date for beginning of Tuam excavation, says Children’s Minister

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It is not possible to construct a schedule of works for the excavation and recovery of children’s remains at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman said this week when he appointed experienced envoy Daniel MacSweeney as the director to oversee the project.

Galway County and City Comhairle na nÓg gather at Croke Park

Over 500 young people involved in Comhairle na nÓg, including members from Galway County and City, gathered at Croke Park recently to showcase and celebrate their wide range of achievements and be inspired by a host of speakers and entertainers.

Major cut in childcare fees welcomed by O’Reilly

Parents in Galway will potentially save thousands on the cost of childcare thanks to increased subsidies that kick in from yesterday (Wednesday) Senator Pauline O’Reilly has said.

Erris Family Resource Centre campaign is a success

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The FRC for Erris campaign was brought to a successful conclusion on Tuesday October 25 last when Tusla CEO Bernard Gloster and Regional and Area Managers gave confirmation to the local steering committee that a family and community support service would be funded for the large rural community, in Northwest Mayo.

Seas Suas welcomes core funding but urges childcare sector caution

Seas Suas, the organisation representing independent and early learning and full day care providers, has welcomed the introduction of Core Funding and the Employment Regulation Order (ERO) by the Government - however, the organisation is also calling on the Government to increase capitation for all services delivering the ECCE scheme.

FRC for Erris Campaign steering committee meet with TDs

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The campaign for a Family and Community Resource Centre in Erris continues to go from strength to strength and on Tuesday, May 24, an online meeting took place between steering committee members of FRC for Erris and Mayo TDs - Rose Conway Walsh, Dara Calleary and Alan Dillon.

New chair O’Reilly aiming for doubling of Green Party reps in next elections

Chair of the Green Party Pauline O’Reilly is aiming to double their numbers of elected representatives. Adressing members of the all-island Green Party on her first day as chair of the Party, O’Reilly outlined her intentions.

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