Ionad Theagmháil na nÓg

Tá cruinniú iarrtha agam le Príomhfheidhmeannach Bhord Oiliúna agus Oideachais na Gaillimhe maidir leis an gcinneadh chun Ionad Theagmháil na nÓg a dhúnadh. Tháinig an cinneadh seo aniar aduaidh orm agus ar mhuintir an cheantair toisc gur tugadh gealltanais anuraidh go ndéanfar taighde ar chuile fhéidearthacht chun an áit a choinneáil oscailte. Ní fhaca méContinue Reading

Ongoing closure of theatres at Merlin Park hospital unacceptable

Despite all the assurances and promises given it now seems that 1500 people are still waiting for orthopaedic surgery at Merlin Park Hospital. This situation was confirmed in a letter to Minister Harris and copied to local TDs on January 23rd from a consultant surgeon as one of a group of ten orthopaedic surgeons. TheContinue Reading

Plans for Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum has become an integral part of the fabric of Galway city in the relatively short time since it has been established at the Spanish Arch. The number of visitors has gone up year on year, with annual figures of approximately 250,000 people. It has always embraced diversity and opened its doors toContinue Reading

Statement on the Tuam Mother and Baby Home

Deputy Catherine Connolly welcomes the decision by Minister Zappone and the government for a forensic excavation of the available site of the former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam. Although it has taken some time, she said this is the right decision at the end of the day. Deputy Connolly said she understands that theContinue Reading

Housing crisis is out of control

The housing and homeless crisis in Galway is out of control and the failure by An Taoiseach to recognise the extent of the problem on his recent visit to Galway highlights the head-in-the-sand attitude of this government. Since the general election in February 2016 we are now on our third Minister for Housing and thingsContinue Reading

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