Deputy Connolly’s disbelief at Minister Harris’ failure to deal with the request for a new hospital and his failure to visit Merlin Park and, in particular, to see first-hand the ambulance service accommodation with regard to which the most serious concerns have been raised.

While welcoming Minister Harris’ visit to Galway Deputy Connolly says his announcement that there is money for the design stage of the new A&E is nothing new. Indeed in response to a question from Deputy Connolly the Minster confirmed this situation in the Dáil many weeks ago. So the Minster came to Galway to reiterateContinue Reading

Deputy Connolly welcomes Minister Harris’ visit to University Hospital Galway on Monday, 20th February.

Deputy Connolly welcomes confirmation of Minister Harris’ visit to UHG on Monday. It is vitally important that he confirms that funding will be made immediately available for the upgrading of the new Accident and Emergency and that the recruitment of the necessary front line staff is given priority. Equally important however is that he giveContinue Reading

It’s a scandal that we have handed the provision of public housing to the private market

Deputy Connolly says she fully supports the call by Galway Housing Action Group for a declaration by the Government of a national housing emergency. Indeed it is something she has raised continuously in the Dáil since her election and has repeatedly asked Minister Coveney to do so. Deputy Connolly says without an honest recognition ofContinue Reading

3rd October 2016: Inisbofin Food Festival-Food for Thought.

As previously mentioned I had the privilege of officially opening the 4th Inisbofin Food Festival last Friday which came to an end yesterday afternoon. This is an annual festival that has become an integral part of the Island’s calendar of events and celebrates the Island’s food, crafts, music and traditions. Having tasted the food onContinue Reading

Taispeántas Ealaíne Oireachtas Chois Fharraige

Taispeántas Ealaíne Oireachtas Chois Fharraige anocht ag 7 a chlog mar chuid den Oíche Chultúir. Is cuid é freisin  d’Oireachtas Chois Fharraige 2016 an taispeántas seo agus beidh an seoladh in  Oifig Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Estát Tionsclaíoch, Casla anocht ag seacht a chlog. Is fiú breathnú ar gclár na himeachtaí  uilig ar www.coisfharraige.ie nó ceistContinue Reading

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