Finally, and after a very long campaign, the former Industrial School in Taylor’s Hill, Galway and known as Lenaboy is to be handed over to the people of Galway.

Deputy Catherine Connolly welcomes confirmation that the former industrial school known as Lenaboy in Taylors Hill is to be handed over to the City Council in trust for the people of Galway. She said the most important first step in this process however must be the beginning of a meaningful consultation with the survivors ofContinue Reading

Gaillimh Abú!

D’imir an dá fhoireann go hiontach ach an bua tuillte ag Gaillimh. Comhghairdeas faoi leith do fhoireann na Gaillimhe agus ár mbuíochas dóibh as an sárchluiche.

Deputy Catherine Connolly welcomes the announcement by An Post to advertise the vacant contract to provide Post Office Services in Carna, Conamara.

Deputy Connolly welcomes An Post’s announcement that it is to advertise for the vacant contract to provide Post Office Services in Carna, Conamara. She said that unfortunately Carna has been without this vital service for over 3 months now, causing great inconvenience to the local community and forcing residents to travel to Kilkiernan to conductContinue Reading

Essential Youth Counselling Service

Deputy Catherine Connolly very much welcomes confirmation from HSE management that funding will be made available to ensure that the Youth Counselling Service will not close its doors in September and will continue to operate in Galway City and County. Deputy Connolly said the Youth Counselling Service provides an essential service to young children andContinue Reading

Housing crisis continues unabated

Deputy Connolly says the rhetoric from the government in relation to their policy ‘Rebuilding Ireland’ is simply hiding the magnitude of the housing crisis. Last week in the Dáil Deputy Connolly raised the housing crisis on both a specific and general level in relation to Galway City. Specifically she highlighted the case of a housingContinue Reading

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